diamond noun definition in Jewellery topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Jewellery topic
[uncountable, countable] a clear precious stone of pure carbon, the hardest substance known. Diamonds are used in jewellery and also in industry, especially for cutting glass. a ring with a diamond in it a diamond ring/necklace She was wearing her diamonds (= jewellery with diamonds in it). The lights shone like diamonds. an old woman dripping with diamonds earrings encrusted with diamonds

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