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Dia·mond

(dī'mŏnd),
L. S., U.S. researcher, b. 1920. See: Diamond TYM medium.

Dia·mond

(dī'mŏnd),
Diabetes Mondiale. An international epidemiologic study of type 1 diabetes in children conducted from 1990–1999, which assessed 31,000 children in 53 countries
Conclusion The range of global variation in the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes is larger than previously described and appears to follow ethnic and racial distribution

diamond,

n a crystalline carbon substance, the hardest natural substance known, used industrially and in dentistry for cutting and grinding.
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As to the goldsmith, he wrote to his wife, sending her the order for the thousand pistoles, and charging her to send him, in exchange, his most skillful apprentice, an assortment of diamonds, of which he gave the names and the weight, and the necessary tools.
Cropole looked at the diamond so long, that the unknown said, hastily:
He told me he was bound to make his fortune somehow, or try to; so he might as well have a fling for the diamonds.
And even then there will be no diamond sunbursts and marble halls.
Emily turned toward the window, so as to let the light fall on the diamonds.
In fact he would certainly have done so, had not Ruby unearthed some old pantomime paste jewels she had worn at a fancy dress party as the Queen of Diamonds.
You don't suppose that all the diamonds which go to Court belong to the wearers; like those beautiful stones which Lady Jane has, and which are much handsomer than any which I have, I am certain.
To be quite frank, I have had them on my conscience for some time; one couldn't hear so much of the man, and his prize-fighter, and his diamonds, without feeling it a kind of duty to have a go for them; but when it comes to brandishing a revolver and practically challenging the world, the thing becomes inevitable.
Clare was thinking of, as she stood, gorgeously dressed, on the verandah, on Sunday morning, clasping a diamond bracelet on her slender wrist?
To one in Edmond's position the diamond certainly was of great value.
I remember well that diamond, which belonged to the queen.
The adventures of the Yellow Diamond begin with the eleventh century of the Christian era.