英 [ˈdaɪəmənd] 美 [ˈdaɪəmənd, ˈdaɪmənd]
名词菱形; 钻石，金刚石; 方块
形容词金刚石的; 菱形的; 用钻石装饰的
1. The diamond ring is the most expensive.
2. She wore her diamonds to the party.
Before Leaving Home-(离家前)
A：Susan, good evening. Why are you so dressed up??
B：I am on my way out to a New Year’s banquet. How do I look? Is my make-up OK?
A：You look great. Your make-up is perfect.
B：Do you think I should wear a different dress?
A：No, the one you have on looks fabulous, especially with your hair like that.
B：Thanks for saying. Do you have any ideas which necklace I should wear?
A：With that dress I’d say your white diamond necklace would look perfect.
B：Thanks for helping out?. Now that I’m ready, what are you doing tonight?
A：Not much, just a house party? with some friends.
B：Sounds fun. Anyone I know?
A：Yeah, most of the people are from our office.
B：Sounds Like I'm missing out on? a good time. Oh, well, there is always next year.
A：I’m sure you’ll have fun no matter where you go. Remember to take your bag.
A diamond is a hard, bright, precious stone which is clear and colourless. Diamonds are used in jewellery and for cutting very hard substances.
e.g. ...a pair of diamond earrings.
e.g. ...a sphere made of diamond without impurity or flaw.
Diamonds are jewellery such as necklaces and rings which have diamonds set into them.
e.g. Nicole loves wearing her diamonds, even with jeans and a white T-shirt.
3. ◇. 菱形
A diamond is a shape with four straight sides of equal length where the opposite angles are the same, but none of the angles is equal to 90˚:
e.g. He formed his hands into the shape of a diamond.
Diamonds is one of the four suits of cards in a pack of playing cards. Each card in the suit is marked with one or more red symbols in the shape of a diamond.
e.g. He drew the seven of diamonds.
In baseball, the diamond is the diamond-shaped area of the playing field between the four bases.
1. the baseball playing field
Synonym: ball fieldbaseball field
2. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
Synonym: baseball diamondinfield
3. a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it
e.g. he led a small diamond
diamonds were trumps
4. a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
5. a parallelogram with four equal sides
an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
6. very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem