Definition of Diamond point

1. Noun. A very hard small point made from a diamond.

Generic synonyms: Point
Group relationships: Stylus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamond Point

diamond cutter
diamond cutters
diamond cutting instruments
diamond disk
diamond dust
diamond fuchsin
diamond in the rough
diamond jubilee
diamond junction
diamond lane
diamond lanes
diamond number
diamond paste
diamond plate
diamond point (current term)
diamond ring
diamond saw
diamond skin
diamond skin disease
diamond twill
diamond twills
diamond wedding
diamond wedding anniversary
diamondback
diamondback rattlesnake
diamondback terrapin
diamondbacks
diamonded
diamondiferous

Literary usage of Diamond point

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1. The Diamond: A Study in Chinese and Hellenistic Folk-Lore by Berthold Laufer (1915)
"We shall now discuss one of the most interesting problems bearing on the diamond,— the ancient employment of the diamond-point. THE DIAMOND-POINT. ..."

2. The Monthly Review (1832)
"A bar terminating at one end in a tracing point, and at the other by a short arm, at right angles to the bar, and holding a diamond point, is placed ..."

3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"4 is a diamond-point with angles of 60", used for dividing on metal or for ... 27 is an acute conical-turned diamond-point for engraving and etching on ..."

4. Cotton Spinning: Its Development, Principles, and Practice by Richard Marsden (1888)
"Points of card teeth : needle point, diamond point, chisel point, and hooked point; how to attain the good points and how to avoid the bad ones. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1869)
"Each of the slides carries a diamond point mounted in a delicate frame and ... The action of tho magnets thereby withdraws the diamond point from tho plate ..."

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