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diamond /'daiəmənd/
  • danh từ
    • kim cương
      • black diamond: kim cương đen; than đá
      • rough diamond: kim cương chưa mài; (nghĩa bóng) người căn bản tốt nhưng cục mịch
    • vật lóng lánh, điểm lóng lánh (như kim cương)
    • dao cắt kính ((thường) glazier's diamond, cutting diamond)
    • hình thoi
      • diamond panes: cửa kính hình thoi
    • (số nhiều) hoa rô
      • the six of diamonds: lá bài sáu rô
    • (ngành in) cỡ bốn (chữ)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sân bóng chày
    • diamond cut diamond
      • mạt cưa mướp đắng, vỏ quít dày móng tay nhọn, kẻ cắp bà già gặp nhau
  • tính từ
    • bằng kim cương; nạm kim cương
    • hình thoi
    • ngoại động từ
      • nạm kim cương; trang sức bằng kim cương
        • to diamond oneself: đeo kim cương
    Concise Dictionary
    +a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
    +very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    +a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it
    +the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
    +the baseball playing field

    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 [U, C] a clear colourless 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.
    See also - ROUGH DIAMOND
    2 [C] a shape with four straight sides of equal length and with angles that are not RIGHT ANGLES
    3 (diamonds) [pl., U] one of the four SUITS (= sets) in a pack/deck of cards. The cards are marked with red diamond shapes: ten of diamonds + Diamonds are / is trumps.
    4 [C] a card of this SUIT: You must play a diamond if you have one.
    5 [C] (in baseball) the space inside the lines that connect the four BASES; also used to mean the whole baseball field
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 precious stone


    flawless, perfect | real | paste | cut | uncut | industrial


    cut | polish | set | be encrusted with, be studded with
    a brooch encrusted with diamonds
    | drip with
    an old woman dripping with diamonds


    glitter, sparkle


    mine | industry, trade | broker, dealer, merchant

    2 playing card


    cards two, three, etc. of ~s the four of hearts

    jack, queen, king, ace of ~s the ace of spades

    high, low ~ a low club

    black, red ~ You can't put a red five on a red six.

    pick up, take ~ Why didn't you pick up the king?

    have, hold ~ He knew his opponents held only spades and diamonds.

    lay/put down, play ~ She put down a joker.

    lead ~ You should have led a high spade.

    draw ~ Use your ace and king to draw the trumps.

    trump ~ He trumped my ace!

    ~ be trumps/wild/high Spades are trumps. Let's play again. This time twos are wild, aces high.

    ~ trick (in games like bridge and whist) We needed to take three more spade tricks.

    on a/the ~ You can play either a nine or a jack on a ten.

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