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English noun: diamond

1. diamond (possession) a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

Broader (hypernym)gem, jewel, precious stone

Narrower (hyponym)ice, sparkler

2. diamond (substance) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem


Broader (hypernym)atomic number 6, C, carbon, transparent gem

Narrower (hyponym)black diamond, carbonado

3. diamond (shape) a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram

Synonymsrhomb, rhombus

Broader (hypernym)parallelogram

4. diamond (artifact) a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it

SamplesHe led a small diamond.
Diamonds were trumps.

Broader (hypernym)playing card

Member meronymminor suit

5. diamond (artifact) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

Synonymsbaseball diamond, infield

Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

Part holonymbag, base, batter's box, hill, mound, pitcher's mound, short

Part meronymball field, baseball field, diamond

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


6. diamond (artifact) the baseball playing field

Synonymsball field, baseball field

Broader (hypernym)athletic field, field, playing area, playing field

Part holonymbaseball diamond, box, diamond, foul line, infield, outfield

Part meronymballpark, park

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