diamantine


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diamantine

(ˌdaɪəˈmæntaɪn)
adj
(Jewellery) of or resembling diamonds
[C17: from French diamantin, from diamant diamond]
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Adj.1.diamantine - consisting of diamonds or resembling diamonds
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On that proud throne of diamantine sheen, Which the blood-reeking feet of Mars degrade, The mad Manchegan's banner now hath been By him in all its bravery displayed.
EC la suite de cette action en justice, Diamantine se serait carrement retire du marche des produits de terroir en mettant fin a l'aventure [beaucoup moins que]Diamantine Heritage[beaucoup plus grand que].L'entreprise a prefere se recentrer sur son activite principale, l'habillement.
It is important to note that these readings of Borges and his "diamantine prose" find ready ammunition in Borges's predilection for the fantastic genre, his dialogues with philosophical idealism, his rejection of local color in "El escritor argentino y la tradicion," and other points in his writings where he seems singularly determined to distance his literature from the national reality.
The diamantine also changes colors every season, and for this collection, we are featuring plum and crystal.
diamantine prose won him a series of awards including the Booker
She maintains that "[tjhere was room in the diamantine society for men and women of color to gain their freedom.
Future research will focus on adopting the above approach (adding diamantine during milling and/or using other sintering techniques) to Al alloys such as 6061 Al to examine whether the grain size of cryomilled Al alloys would remain in the nanoscale range after consolidation.
In the ocean of the neutrosophic communication, diamantine islands of informational communication are distinguished.
By the Side of the Last Ocean Ready for Sunset, 2008-2009, comprised a long, mirrored table upon which rested, in clusters, dozens of handblown glass objects, each more symbolically superannuated than the next--a bone, a bullwhip, a chalice, primitive-looking tools, and no fewer than eight skulls, some patinated a diamantine silver and one appended with a Dali-like lobster.
Lucy, too, is a poem of affirmation, but Valentine describes with diamantine minimalism the losses to that mysterious void at the door and the stress-fractures of her belief before voicing the ultimate, "I can." Which, in the language of Lucy, is Lucy.
Positioned at the other side of the room, Ghost Ghost I (2008) gives diamantine form to the interior of a two-story dollhouse.
Agnes Letestu convinces as a terminally fragile Odette, although her Odile smacks of calculation and rounded edges, where we want diamantine brilliance.