How to use Diamond in a sentence

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  • A diamond is the hardest, most resilient, most beautiful gem of all.

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  • Inside sparkled a diamond choker with an unusually worn, plain charm of a half-sun, half-moon pierced by an arrow.

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  • The jeweler said it is the most perfect diamond he has ever seen.

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  • Going down on one knee, he fished in his shirt pocket and came out with a diamond engagement ring.

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  • Jackson picked up the diamond and held it to the light.

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  • This should be the first and last diamond you create.

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  • The box held a beautiful diamond ring encircled with deep, ruby baguettes.

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  • Many descriptions of gems and gem stones have been discovered in various parts of the Australian states, but systematic search has been made principally for the diamond and the noble opal.

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  • Now we know the heats of formation of carbon dioxide (from diamond) and of liquid water to be 94300 cal.

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  • Do you know a bar named Willoughby's on Diamond Street?

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  • Chaper found diamond with corundum in a decomposed red pegmatite vein in gneiss.

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  • Long diamond shapes, such as the rectangular emerald or the pointed marquis shape, create an optical illusion of a larger stone.

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  • Until recently the final separation of the diamond from the concentrates was made by hand picking, but even this has now been replaced by machinery, owing to the remarkable discovery that a greased surface will hold a diamond while allowing the other heavy minerals to pass over it.

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  • African locality must be mentioned.; considerable finds were reported in 1905 and 1906 from gravels at Somabula near Gwelo in Rhodesia where the diamond is associated with chrysoberyl, corundum (both sapphire and ruby), topaz, garnet, ilmenite, staurolite, rutile, with pebbles of quartz, granite, vIII.

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  • Borneo has possessed a diamond industry since the island was first settled by the Malays; the references in the works of Garcia de Orta, Linschoten, De Boot, De Laet and others, to Malacca as a locality relate to Borneo.

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  • The large Borneo stone, over 360 carats in weight, known as the Matan, is in all probability not a diamond.

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  • The occurrence of diamond in meteorites is described below.

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  • It appears from the foregoing account that at most localities the diamond is found in alluvial deposits probably far from the place where it originated.

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  • The minerals associated with it do not afford much clue to the original conditions; they are mostly heavy minerals derived from the neighbouring rocks, in which the diamond itself has not been observed.

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  • Among the commonest associates of the diamond are quartz, topaz, tourmaline, rutile, zircon, magnetite, garnet, spinel and other minerals which are common accessory constituents of granite, gneiss and the crystalline schists.

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  • Gold (also platinum) is a not infrequent associate, but this may only mean that the sands in which the diamond is found have been searched because they were known to be auriferous; also that both gold and diamond are among the most durable of minerals and may have survived from ancient rocks of which other traces have been lost.

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  • At Inverell in New South Wales a diamond (1906) has been found embedded in a hornblende diabase which is described as a dyke intersecting the granite.

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  • Cohen, who regarded the pipes as of the nature of a mud volcano, and the blue ground as a kimberlite breccia altered by hydrothermal action, thought that the diamond and accompanying minerals had been brought up from deep-seated crystalline schists.

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  • Other authors have sought the origin of the diamond in the action of the hydrated magnesian silicates on hydrocarbons derived from bituminous schists, or in the decomposition of metallic carbides.

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  • The latter is now generally believed to be altered diamond.

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  • Adolf Knop suggested that this may have first yielded hydrocarbons by contact with water, and that from these the crystalline diamond has been formed.

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  • The meteoric iron of Arizona, some of which contains diamond, is actually found in and about a huge crater which is supposed by some to have been formed by an immense meteorite penetrating the earth's crust.

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  • It is, at any rate, established that carbon can crystallize as diamond from solution in iron, and other metals; and it seems that high temperature and pressure and the absence of oxidizing agents are necessary conditions.

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  • The presence of sulphur, nickel, &c., in the iron appears to favour the production of the diamond.

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  • The boulder is a crystalline rock consisting of pyroxene (chrome-diopside), garnet, and a little olivine, and is studded with diamond crystals; a portion of it is preserved in the British Museum (Natural History).

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  • In another eclogite boulder, diamond was found partly embedded in pyrope.

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  • Specimens of pyrope with attached or embedded diamond had previously been found in the blue ground of the De Beers mines.

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  • It seems therefore that a holocrystalline pyroxene-garnet rock may be one source of the diamond found in blue ground.

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  • On the other hand many tons of the somewhat similar eclogite in the De Beers mine have been crushed and have not yielded diamond.

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  • Further, the ilmenite, which is the most characteristic associate of the diamond in blue ground, and other of the accompanying minerals, may have come from basic rocks of a different nature.

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  • The Inverell occurrence may prove to be another example of diamond crystallized from a basic rock.

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  • In both occurrences, however, there is still the possibility that the eclogite or the basalt is not the original matrix, but may have caught up the already formed diamond from some other matrix.

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  • None of the inclusions in the diamond gives any clue to its origin; diamond itself has been found as an inclusion, as have also black specks of some carbonaceous materials.

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  • Tavernier, however, subsequently described and sketched the diamond which he saw as shaped like a bisected egg, quite different therefore from the Koh-i-nor.

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  • He suggests that the other and larger diamond of antiquity which was given to Shah Jahan may be one which is now in the treasury of Teheran, and that this is the true Great Mogul which was confused by Tavernier with the one he saw.

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  • The Regent or Pitt diamond is a magnificent stone found in either India or Borneo; it weighed 410 carats and was bought for £20,400 by Pitt, the governor of Madras; it was subsequently, in 1717, bought for £80,000 (or, according to some authorities, £ 135,000) by the duke of Orleans, regent of France; it was reduced by cutting to '3614 carats; was stolen with the other crown jewels during the Revolution, but was recovered and is still in France.

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  • Two other blue diamonds are known, weighing 13* and 14 carats, which may also be portions of the French diamond.

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  • Also a diamond belonging to Mr Dresden, 119 carats before, and 762 carats after cutting.

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  • Until 1905 the largest known diamond in the world was the Excelsior, found in 1893 at Jagersfontein by a native while loading a truck.

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  • But all previous records were surpassed in 1905 by a magnificent stone more than three times the size of any known diamond, which was found in the yellow ground at the newly discovered Premier mine in the Transvaal.

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  • This extraordinary diamond weighed 30254 carats (13 lb) and was clear and water white; the largest of its surfaces appeared to be a cleavage plane, so that it might be only a portion of a much larger stone.

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  • It was known as the Cullinan Diamond.

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  • In the neighbourhood are petroleum wells and a diamond mine.

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  • The desire not to disturb the emperor's Diamond Jubilee year by untoward scenes doubtless contributed to calm political passion, and it was celebrated in 1908 with complete success.

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  • Being possessed of the Koh-i-noor diamond, and being fortunate enough to intercept a consignment of treasure on its way to the shah of Persia, he had all the advantages which great wealth can give.

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  • In 1833 when Shah Shuja, flying from Afghanistan, sought refuge at his court, he took from him the Koh-i-nor diamond, which subsequently came into the possession of the British crown.

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  • There Carlyle found materials in the Advocates' Library for the article on the Diamond Necklace, one of his most perfect writings, which led him to study the history of the French Revolution.

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  • In diamond weighing the grain = ± of the carat, = 7925 of the troy grain.

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  • Other institutions include a museum opened in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, and the West of England Sanatorium, to which two large conservatories are attached, as a winter-garden for invalids.

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  • Farther south this axial range, which includes the Diamond Mountain group, falls away towards the sea in treeless spurs and small and often infertile levels.

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  • The northern groups and the Diamond Mountain are heavily timbered, but the hills are covered mainly with coarse, sour grass, oak and chestnut scrub.

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  • The finest of these is the Palazzo de' Diamanti, so called from the diamond points into which the blocks of stone with which it is faced are cut.

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  • The result, however, was financial difficulty, and in 1882 he appealed to the government for assistance, making various claims based upon the alleged possession of private estates in the Punjab, and upon the surrender of the Koh-i-nor diamond to the British Crown.

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  • Of these the chief are Poole's Hole, a vast stalactite cave, about half a mile distant; Diamond Hill, which owes its name to the quartz crystals which are not uncommon in its rocks; and Chee Tor, a remarkable cliff, on the banks of the Wye, 300 ft.

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  • The first diamond, a stone of 50 carats, was found in August of that year, and digging immediately began.

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  • It has a high school, affiliated to the Allahabad university; and a school for the sons of nobles, founded to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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  • The opening up of the diamond mines at Kimberley (1870) followed (1886) by the discovery of the Witwatersrand goldfields completely revolutionized the economic situation and profoundly modified the history of the country.

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  • While gold and diamond mining continue the greatest of South African industries other sources of wealth have been added.

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  • In that year, following smaller finds of diamonds on the banks of the Vaal and Orange rivers, the diamond mines of Du Toits Pan and Bultfontein were opened up. In.

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  • Another member of the conference was Sir Theophilus Shepstone, (q.v.) Neither Cape Colony nor the Transvaal was represented, 1 At Sir Henry Barkly's request Lord Carnarvon's predecessor, Lord Kimberley, had in November 1871 given him (Sir Henry) authority to summon a meeting of representatives of the states and colonies to consider the " conditions of union," but the annexation of the diamond fields had occurred meantime and Sir Henry thought the occasion inopportune for such a conference.

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  • Both the war of1899-1902and the grant of self-government to the new colonies were necessary preliminaries to the success of any unification scheme, but the causes which now led to the question of closer union being raised were not political but economic. Since the development of the diamond meat for and gold mining industries the coast colonies had Closer unduly neglected their own resources and had relied Union.

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  • In 1526 the city was 'captured by the emperor Baber, the famous Koh-i-noor diamond being part of the loot; and it was here that Baber announced that his invasion was to be a permanent conquest, and not a mere temporary inroad.

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  • He was the younger son of Robert Pitt of Boconnoc, Cornwall, and grandson of Thomas Pitt (1653-1726), governor of Madras, who was known as "Diamond" Pitt, from the fact of his having sold a diamond of extraordinary size to the regent Orleans for something like £135,000.

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  • At Genoa he investigated the electricity of the torpedo-fish, and at Florence, by the aid of the great burning-glass in the Accademia del Cimento, he effected the combustion of the diamond in oxygen and decided that, beyond containing a little hydrogen, it consisted of pure carbon.

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  • The visit of the Australian premiers to England on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee gave an additional impetus to federation, and in September 1897 the convention reassembled in Sydney and discussed the modifications in the constitution which had been suggested in the local parliaments.

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  • The diamond beetle of South America, Entimus imperialis, is' another singularly beautiful weevil; its colour is black, studded with spangles of golden green.

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  • The municipal borough is under a lord mayor (the title was conferred in 1897 on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee), 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.

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  • As a reward for his conspicuous services in connexion with the Chinese War Ito was made a marquis, and in 1897 he accompanied Prince Arisugawa as a joint representative of the Mikado at the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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  • These gratings consist of pieces of metal or glass ruled by means of a diamond point with a very large number of parallel lines, on the extreme accuracy of which their efficiency depends.

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  • Flour-milling is an industry second only in importance to that of diamond mining (see below).

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  • The most valuable of the minerals is the diamond, found in Griqualand West and also at Hopetown, and other districts along the Orange river.

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  • From the De Beers mines at Kimberley have come larger numbers of diamonds than from all the other diamond mines of the world combined.

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  • In addition, since 1888 a special court has been held at Kimberley for trying cases relating to illicit diamond buying (" I.D.B.").

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  • The chief papers are the Cape Times, Cape Argus, South African News (Bond), both daily and weekly; the Diamond Fields Advertiser (Kimberley) and the Eastern Province Herald (Port Elizabeth).

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  • This annexation was a consequence of the discovery there of rich diamond mines, an event which was destined to have far-reaching results.

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  • In 1870 Dutoitspan and Bultfontein diamond mines were discovered, and in 1871 the still richer mines of Kimberley and De Beers.

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  • At the time of the beginning of the diamond industry, not only the territory of Cape Colony and the Boer Republics, but all South Africa, was in a very depressed condition.

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  • The diamond industry therefore offered considerable attractions, especially to colonists of British origin.

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  • By the end of 1871 a large population had already gathered at the diamond fields, and immigration continued steadily, bringing new-comers to the rich fields.

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  • Among the first to seek a fortune at the diamond fields was Cecil Rhodes.

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  • Griqualand West, which included the diamond fields, was now incorporated as a portion of Cape Colony.

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  • The diamond industry was flourishing.

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  • One of the principal and most beneficent results of the discovery and development of the diamond mines was the great impetus which it gave to railway extension.

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  • Rhodes opposed the native liquor traffic, and at the risk of offending some of his supporters among the brandy-farmers of the western provinces, he suppressed it entirely on the diamond mines, and restricted it as far as he was able in the native reserves and territories.

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  • Proclamations by the Transvaal and Free State annexing portions of Cape Colony were actually issued on the 18th of October, and included British Bechuanaland and Griqualand West, with the diamond fields.

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  • The depression was accentuated by the financial crisis in America, which affected adversely the wool trade, and in a more marked degree the diamond trade, leading to the partial stoppage of the Kimberley mines.

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  • Williams, The Diamond Mines of South Africa, revised ed.

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  • Mount Hood (11,225 ft.), which is the highest point in the state, Mount Jefferson (10,200 ft.), the Three Sister Peaks, Mount Adams, Bachelor Mountain, and Diamond Peak (8807 ft.) all have one or more glaciers on their sides.

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  • Diamond cutting is carried on and the town has also foundries, breweries, and in the neighborhood extensive powder-mills.

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  • The earlier English spoon-handles terminate in an acorn, plain knob or a diamond; at the end of the 16th century the baluster and seal ending becomes common, the bowl being "fig-shaped."

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  • Forestry and mining are both undeveloped, but the syndicate which since 1908 has worked the Kasai diamond area of the Belgian Congo has also concessions on the Portuguese side, and in 1920 the output of diamonds from Angola was estimated at 120,000 carats.

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  • Prince Arisugawa represented Japan in England together with Marquis Ito at the Diamond Jubilee (1897), and in 1905 was again received there as the king's guest.

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  • During his residence in India Pitt bought for about £20,000 the fine diamond which was named after him; in 1717 he sold this to the regent of France, Philip duke of Orleans, for -180,000 or, according to another account, for £135,000.

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  • His accession to office was marked by speeches breathing a new spirit of imperial consolidation, embodied either in suggestions for commercial union or in more immediately practicable proposals for improving the "imperial estate"; and at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897 the visits of the colonial premiers to London emphasized and confirmed the new policy, the fruits of which were afterwards seen in the cordial support given by the colonies in the Boer War.

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  • The diamond has the requisite optical properties, its index of refraction being about i 6 times as large as that of ordinary glass.

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  • The spherical aberration of a diamond lens can be brought down to one-ninth of a glass lens of equal focus.

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  • Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.

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  • Disappointed her friend was leaving for somewhere across the world, she'd bought them matching necklaces featuring whimsical half moons in rose gold with a single, small, sparkling diamond of a star embedded in the moon.

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  • There in the middle of the tray where the blood and fire had been, sat a brilliant diamond.

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  • This is the diamond our blood made.

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  • There are aesthetic factors to bear in mind and your diamond wedding ring holds also a deeper significance.

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  • Not only are there aesthetic factors to bear in mind, but your diamond wedding ring will hold a deeper significance to you.

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  • This is certainly the case with experimental micromachined diamond accelerometers analogous to those made in silicon.

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  • A diamond crystal has a brilliantly shiny adamantine luster - the word adamantine luster - the word adamantine comes from the ancient Greek word for diamond.

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  • He uses agate for the Fool, diamond for Strength, and carnelian for Justice.

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  • They are placed between the flattened points of two sparkling, gem quality, diamonds to form what is called a diamond anvil.

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  • The lower density of ice is caused by its structure, a hydrogen bonded tetrahedral network similar to that of diamond.

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  • It is extremely lightweight but is the third hardest material known to science, next to diamond and cubic boron nitride.

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  • The WFDB provides a legal framework and convenes to enact regulations for its 25 member diamond bourses.

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  • A white gold diamond tennis bracelet is the perfect gift for her.

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  • Through a diamond, all medals are counterfeit, Beneath the blindingly bright sky, the earth is invisible.

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  • Once all visible papilloma was removed, residual mucosa was removed by using a diamond burr to polish bone at the site of origin.

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  • Lined guides throughout, with Burgundy diamond weave butt section.

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  • The diamond weight comes to a total of a dazzling one full carat.

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  • The pink and black diamond cashmere cardigan costs GBP 280.

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  • Little diamond began twin-hulled catamaran compared an excellent steward.

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  • One of the large number of collieries in the district was called the Diamond colliery.

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  • By accepting Liberian exports as legitimate, the international diamond industry actively colludes in crimes committed or permitted by the Liberian government.

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  • Southeast along the coast from Waikiki is the area's most famous landmark, the extinct volcanic cone of Diamond Head.

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  • Sapphires are a precious form of the mineral corundum - second only to diamond in hardness.

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  • Swaziland This African country is a fairly important diamond source.

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  • It is Diamond Jubilee Year, and the Duchess of Albany, Queen Victoria's widowed daughter-in-law, is to perform the opening ceremony.

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  • Thus it was that the Q lay exposed on the table, while declarer played A and ruffed a diamond.

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  • Diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamonds out of mining areas.

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  • How to easy buy perfect loose diamonds, diamond rings, diamond earrings.

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  • Faraday, can you remember me shewing you a rather splendid 108 carat diamond my father obtained from Dan Eliason?

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  • Laura Hertfordshire Just wanted to drop you a line to say how pleased I am with the beautiful solitaire diamond.

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  • The tool durability increases from high speed steel cemented carbide polycrystalline diamond, but that sequence also applies to costs.

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  • Make up our selected the s the radisson diamond.

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  • I found myself trying to hide the large diamond dinner ring on my right hand.

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  • So if you are selling diamond studded dog collars for example, ads promoting your listing might appear on dog related websites.

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  • Scarlett creates the fifties look in her sparkling, show stopping, red carpet outfits by teaming pearl necklaces with sparkling diamond earrings.

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  • Diamond is the best eggplant that we can recommend to gardeners in cooler climates with shorter growing seasons.

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  • Most will spend two or three times their monthly salary on a diamond engagement ring - £ 5,000 or more.

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  • Who else do you know with a pink diamond eternity ring?

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  • West cashed two top clubs and then took the diamond finesse, followed by cashing the ace.

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  • The new Tory leader, argues former No10 special adviser Patrick Diamond, inherits no ' reformist mantle ' from his predecessors.

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  • It was a pair of diamond ear-rings of great beauty, for which I had given fifteen thousand francs.

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  • More Examples To follow Diamond Quality Colored Diamonds For other unmounted gemstones, please see our Unmounted Gemstones page.

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  • A hand-held grinder fitted with a thin diamond blade can be used to score the center of a joint.

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  • The 24 year old wore nothing but a huge diamond necklace and showed off her new black hairdo.

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  • The book tells the fictional story of a criminal vs. a CID officer in a diamond heist at Heathrow.

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  • Our man made no mistake, leading a diamond to extract the maximum penalty, and we gained 13 imps.

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  • Something about the diamond did not form correctly, or there are tiny imperfections within the stone.

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  • This is the year in which Queen Victoria held her Diamond Jubilee in truly imperial pomp and ceremony.

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  • The World Diamond Council, set up by industry to represent its views at the Kimberley Process, is an important interlocutor.

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  • Proceeds allowed an east wing commemorating the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria to be provided in 1897, adding six more beds.

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  • See you for the diamond jubilee... Apr 20 Back to the parents, pick up a television.

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  • Synthesis of a flat optical lens was investigated by using short pulsed laser induced surface graphitisation of CVD diamond in air.

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  • The diamond rides cool libation under crossing of the.

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  • She uses a lozenge, a diamond shaped frame.

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  • Diamond said they and shrewd mickey he spent overseas a school or church.

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  • On the other hand, we would not offload a half carat diamond solitaire ring.

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  • Over a populated placed slightly wider diamond pearl opal pay the other.

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  • The game is played on a dirt infield and grass outfield called a diamond.

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  • Our N/S pair settled for 6, after a diamond weak jump overcall from East.

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  • At the other table, South opened 1, and North splintered over the diamond overcall.

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  • The sky overhead was a velvety black, sprinkled with diamond bright stars.

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  • Alternative fundraising ideas can be found in NDCS's Diamond fundraising pack.

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  • The first republican parade was stopped in the Ferguson Crescent area, the second one was permitted to enter the Diamond for a rally.

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  • A Reading Room was erected by the parishioners in 1897, in memory of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

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  • Lorelei Lee will simply drool over a diamond, while Dorothy drools over big pecs.

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  • A black velvet dress featured a plunging back set off with a diamond pendant spelling out the number five.

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  • Enclosed is a selection of photographs showing the diamond pendent at the various stages of making.

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  • During the attack, the gang also steals her most prized possession, a red diamond given to her by her deceased mother.

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  • Spread The diameter of a diamond or the normal weight equivalent assuming ideal proportions.

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  • Cheaper alternatives to tufting include quilting and diamond stitching.

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  • Similarly, it may be possible to make composites reinforced with diamond or diamond-like particles.

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  • This bag has a polyester diamond ripstop shell and a soft polycotton lining.

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  • Inside are the enameled busts of the Queen and her mother, Anne Boleyn, wearing ruby and diamond brooches respectively.

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  • He won with the J, cashed A, crossed to Q and scored a diamond ruff.

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  • I saw sea lions, arches, a near-perfect diamond, a man's profile.

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  • Pressing a mouse button in the desired square will cause a diamond shape to be displayed.

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  • This range of Rado watches also displays chunky faux diamond hour markers adding a shimmer to the gold watch.

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  • A diamond is forever Meaning advertising slogan for De Beers ' diamonds.

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  • We design and create many different styles of diamond rings, including many classic solitaires.

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  • It doesn't need to be a diamond solitaire, in fact it doesn't need to contain any diamonds at all.

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  • The trailing edge squeegee is inherently more flexible than the diamond squeegee, thus conforming better and more uniformly with uneven substrate surfaces.

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  • Here a diamond stylus is drawn across the test surface under a ramping load, analysis of coating failures allows adhesion to be quantified.

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  • In fact diamond is the hardest known naturally occurring substance.

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  • Come along and toast our national bard with five diamond drams and a haggis supper.

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  • The new synchrotron is operated by Diamond Light Source Limited.

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  • Double page full color supplement, Queen Mary seated wearing a diamond tiara & blue sash.

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  • Plant your favorite climbing plants up the diamond trellis sides to enhance it even further.

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  • On her head, Princess Elizabeth wore a veil of diaphanous white silk tulle held by the King George III diamond fringe tiara.

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  • The diamond turbot, found along the Pacific coast, is another common species.

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  • James's distinctive tone, which has a very fast vibrato, sounded as bright and hard as a diamond.

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  • The blade is Teflon coated, can be easily sharpened with a diamond whetstone and will slice through 20mm stems with ease.

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  • He went to Germany and Holland once more, and to Russia, Poland, and then again to Paris, where, in 1785, he was implicated in the affair of the Diamond Necklace; and although Cagliostro escaped conviction by the matchless impudence of his defence, he was imprisoned for other reasons in the Bastille.

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  • The houses being seemingly embowered in the luxuriant verdure of the Sahel, the effect is imposing and picturesque, and has given rise to the Arab comparison of the town to a diamond set in an emerald frame.

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  • By that year the natives from Portuguese territory and elsewhere who had found employment in Natal had been attracted to the Kimberley diamond mines, and the Natal natives not coming forward (save under compulsion), the importation of Indian coolies was again permitted (see the Natal Blue Book, Report of the Indian Immigration Cornmission, rgog).

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  • The Premier mine is of the same character as the diamond mines at Kimberley (see Diamond), and is considerably larger.

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  • Thus, clock-makers and metal-workers are congregated in Finsbury, especially Clerkenwell and in Islington; Hatton Garden, near Holborn Viaduct, is a centre for diamond merchants; cabinet-making is carried on in Bethnal Green, Shoreditch and the vicinity; and large numbers in the East End are employed in the match industry.

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  • The "chippings" yielded several smaller diamonds (see Diamond).

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  • The name Adamas became corrupted into the forms adamant, diamaunt, diamant, diamond; but the same word, owing to a medieval misinterpretation which derived it from adamare (compare the French word aimant), was also applied to the lodestone.

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  • Moissan has produced the diamond artificially, by allowing dissolved carbon to crystallize out at a high temperature and pressure from molten iron, coupled with the occurrence in meteoric iron, has led Sir William Crookes and others to conclude that the mineral may have been derived from deep-seated iron containing carbon in solution (see the article GEM, Artificial).

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  • On the other hand, the occurrence in meteoric stones, and the experiments mentioned above, show that the diamond may also crystallize from a basic magma, capable of yielding some of the metallic oxides and ferro-magnesian silicates; a magma, therefore, which is not devoid of oxygen.

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  • Finally, then, both experiment and the natural occurrence in rocks and meteorites suggest that diamond may crystallize not only from iron but also from a basic silicate magma, possibly from various rocks consisting of basic silicates.

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  • Nevil Story Maskelyne has shown reason for believing that the stone which Tavernier saw was really the Koh-i-nor and that it is identical with the great diamond of Baber; and that the 280 carats of Tavernier is a misinterpretation on his part of the Indian weights.

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  • Among the famous stones found in the mine are the "Excelsior" (weighing 971 carats, and larger than any previously discovered) and the "Jubilee" (see Diamond).

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  • But just at that time differences arose between Great Britain and the republics as to the ownership of the Kimberley diamond fields which estranged the Boers (see Griqualand and Transvaal).

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  • He failed, owing to the same reaction that was causing the feudal system to make inroads upon the army, the magistracy and industry; but in his fall he put on the guise of a reformer, and by a last wild plunge he left the monarchy, already compromised by the affair of the Diamond Necklace, hopelessly exposed (April 1787).

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  • Once diamond is formed, therefore, it cannot reconvert back to graphite because the barrier is too high.

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  • The " head " or diamond set portion of the ring is then rhodium plated to imitate a two part ring.

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  • Radisson diamond built the national interest puerto rico st.

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  • Diamond ripstop outer fabric with criss cross stitching detail under the arm.

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  • However, in order to do this, you will need to begin by ruffing a diamond at trick two.

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  • I saw sea lions, arches, a near-perfect diamond, a man 's profile.

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  • This campaign was to involve walking children with severed limbs down the street some of Americas biggest diamond retail areas.

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  • Even tho diamond is very tough, it can be shattered by a hard blow, especially at an unlucky angle.

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  • Sightseeing busses diamond holiday cruise found and a similar cruise in northern europe long beach california.

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  • So the thieves decide to smuggle the diamond to London.

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  • We figured out that the carbon interior of this white dwarf has solidified to form the galaxy 's largest diamond, says Metcalfe.

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  • Solitaire Diamond Rings This is the index page for our diamond solitaire rings.

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  • It does n't need to be a diamond solitaire, in fact it does n't need to contain any diamonds at all.

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  • Synthetic white spinel was often used in the past as a diamond substitute.

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  • Radisson diamond built air for a the caribbean royal sea splendor upper section.

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  • Diamond is the UK 's new synchrotron source due to come on line for users in January 2007.

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  • On her Diamond Jubilee in 1897 she telegraphed a special message to her 'beloved people ' all over the world.

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  • However he suffered a slight tendon injury which has resulted in a 5 month ' holiday ' for Diamond Jim.

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  • In diamond, each carbon atom is bonded to four other carbon atoms in a tetrahedral structure, like a pyramid.

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  • The work examined how the threshold voltage of diamond surface channel FET was effected by pH.

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  • Also used to describe a diamond which is cut too shallow, and therefore " spreads " more than it weighs.

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  • James 's distinctive tone, which has a very fast vibrato, sounded as bright and hard as a diamond.

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  • Part of the appeal of cubic zirconia jewelry is its remarkable ability to look exactly like real diamond jewelry.

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  • A diamond bracelet is an exquisite gift for that someone special in your life.

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  • With a diamond bracelet, you can't got wrong when you make a purchase.

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  • The cost of a diamond bracelet is directly related to the 4Cs which you can read about in How to Buy Diamond Earrings.

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  • A reliable source of diamond costs information is the Rapaport Diamond report published weekly providing prices based on carat, clarity, and color, but not cut.

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  • Be wary of retailers who whip out the Rapaport report and claim you're getting a diamond priced below standard trade value.

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  • The "Rap" sheet is an industry standard reference for diamond merchants.

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  • Diamond cut can affect the final price for any diamond jewelry.

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  • Diamond bracelets are available in a variety of styles from simple wristbands to intricate chain-link designs.

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  • Some diamond bracelets also feature the dangling Italian charm style diamond settings.

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  • Diamond earrings can be forever if you buy the right ones at the best price.

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  • The word "diamond" comes from the Greek adamas translated as "impossible to tame."

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  • Cut describes how the diamond has been shaped and polished from its rough stone to final gem.

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  • Shape refers to a diamond's ability to return and scatter light when viewed from above.

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  • Total carat weight (t.c.w.) describes the total diamond weight in a piece of jewelry containing more than one diamond.

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  • The weight of the diamond you purchase may vary, actually weighing in at an amount more or less of its specified weight.

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  • Clarity describes a diamond's internal structure.

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  • Inclusions are internal defects such as foreign material crystals, another diamond crystal, or structural imperfections like tiny cracks.

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  • Inclusions are visible to a trained professional's eye when a diamond is viewed at a 10x magnification.

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  • A perfect but extremely rare gem-sized diamond that's transparent with no color is called a white diamond.

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  • Diamond color is affected by chemical impurities or structural defects in its crystal lattice.

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  • Other colored diamonds are even more valuable, like the Hope Diamond.

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  • Combinations of a variety of impurities and structural imperfections create different diamond colors including yellow, pink, blue, red, green, brown, and other hues.

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  • These diamonds are sometimes labeled "fancy" by the diamond industry.

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  • Diamond earrings are usually set in white or yellow gold or platinum.

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  • Another feature of the Hamadan rug is that they all have a geometric medallion pattern, with the diamond and hexagon being the most common shapes.

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  • They sell products from a long list of manufacturers, including Black Cat, Black Diamond, Brothers, Dominator, Boomer, Predator, Pure, World Class and Rising Sun.

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  • If you are traveling by land transportation, use the Blue Diamond Interchange on I-15.

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  • Jewelry and fashion accessory stores include Cathy's Accessories, Claire's Accessories, Sunglass Hut, Capri Jewelers, Jeweler on Duty, Kay Jeweler's Outlet, Piercing Pagoda, Ultra Diamonds and Gold Outlet and Zales The Diamond Store Outlet.

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  • While Taste of the Wild feline formula seems to be an excellent food for your cat, it is important to note that the company that owns it is Diamond Pet Foods.

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  • Diamond is a large pet food manufacturer that had many of its products recalled in the past few years.

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  • On September 23rd, 2009, a Diamond cat food recall occurred for two of the company's premium brand products, the Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and the Premium Edge Hairball formula.

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  • The Diamond cat food recall indicates that quite a bit of restructuring goes into the preparation of most cat foods.

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  • You can read the exact details of the Diamond cat food recall at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's website.

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  • For this reason, the Diamond cat food recall was absolutely essential.

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  • Any questions or return details can be addressed by calling the Diamond Company at 1-800-977-8797.

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  • Diamond's normal business hours are Monday through Friday from eight a.m. to five p.m. Central time.

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  • Another option is the Citi Diamond Preferred Card.

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  • The Citi Diamond Preferred Rewards Card offers rewards in ThankYou Points.

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  • The entertainment centers made of red cedar include two units form the Diamond Point Collection.

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  • Common patterns include a fleur-de-lys, a laurel wreath, and diamond shapes.

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  • Diamond plate is also an interesting flooring choice.

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  • You can shop for diamond plate at Metals Depot.

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  • You can place small tile squares as spacer between the larger tiles turned to at an angle for a diamond shape.

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  • However, if you are on a budget, look for a diamond in the rough and renovate it yourself over time.

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  • Choose from 1-inch squares, circles or diamond shapes and use a variety of colors.

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  • Diamond shapes and eight-point stars often dominated the geometric patterns often combined with bands of colors running the width of the blankets.

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  • Two of the most popular of these were the diamond shape and the triangle shape.

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  • The Wet/Dry Diamond Eyeshadow is another great buy.

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  • This collection of lip color is actually made using diamond dust.

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  • The infamous Hope diamond is also housed in a heavily guarded room.

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  • Light, airy powder won't last long on steep, double-black diamond runs that get swept by high winds.

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  • Boasting 75 trails (44 percent of them being double black diamond) and a 3,430 foot vertical drop, Whiteface is a racing and cruising mountain that is an ideal destination for real thrill seekers.

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  • Trying out that double black diamond run for the first time when you're naked is not a very wise idea.

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  • The trail is rated as a double-black diamond.

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  • Weems Westfeldt's Sport Diamond workshops are designed to improve both your technique and your mental attitude about the sport.

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  • Black trails are advanced and are symbolized by a black diamond.

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  • Blue Mountain Blue Mountain, located in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, has added a 900 foot double black diamond trail, which is appropriately called "Nightmare."

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  • The resort has widened the black diamond Susquehanna trail.

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  • Black Diamond is the most challenging and unpredictable.

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  • Double Black Diamond is the most difficult and should only be attempted by expert skiers since many hazards can be part of the slope.

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  • Because 75 percent of Diamond Peak's runs offer snowmaking, you know that you'll have quality snow conditions.

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  • Jewelry can also be rather simple with an elegant pearl necklace or a diamond pendant for an stunning yet understated finish.

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  • St. Lucia Sandals Resort-This British Colonial styled resort features the 200 year old Fort Rodney, and the resort has been awarded the 5-Star Diamond Award.

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  • Bridesmaid wedding jewelry comes in all sorts of diamond enhanced combinations, and keeping it simple with the best of sparkle may be the greatest option for your gals.

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  • Whether you choose a diamond encrusted wedding band, or you select a wedding ring featuring a large, brilliant diamond, get the advice you need by reading the article on Diamond Wedding Rings.

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  • Choices may include diamond rings, wedding cakes, flowers, wedding paraphernalia, landscapes, candles, champagne bottles or glasses, seasonal images, or abstract designs.

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  • Slight differences in color between white, ivory, oyster, diamond white, light gold, and champagne mist, for example, may not show adequately on the screen but could make all the difference on your skin tone.

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  • It's available in white, all diamond white, and diamond white/silver accent, but it is also available in a diamond white/black with silver accent color scheme, too.

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  • A popular pattern is a jacquard diamond.

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  • Examples include the diamond style and circle style (aBc).

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  • Nick Diamond - Voiced by Len Maxwell, he's the more obnoxious (and sometimes flat-out inappropriate) half of the Celebrity Deathmatch commentators.

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  • Hillary Duff vs. Lindsay Lohan - Lohan's limbs and head were snapped off her body like small twigs, yet she was brought back to life in the Time Machine, as Nick Diamond admitted to stalking her.

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  • Dustin "Screech" Diamond is hawking t-shirts in order to keep his home.

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  • Diamond is hoping to sell $250,000 worth of Screech faced t-shirts in order to avoid foreclosure.

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  • Most people know Dustin Diamond as Screech, the character he played in the 1990s sitcom Saved By the Bell.

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  • Diamond created a lengthy and very graphic sex tape with two women in a hotel room in 2006, and then shopped the tape himself.

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  • Not only did Faith earn the Recording Industry Association of America (or RIAA) Diamond Award for selling more than 10 million copies, four singles from the album reached the top of the US Top 100 Chart.

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  • Dustin Diamond - most likely known as Screech on Saved by the Bell, but recently made headlines for his sex tape.

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  • He's one of the few rappers to achieve a Diamond RIAA Certification, indicating sales of over of 10,000,000 units.

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  • When Madonna married Guy Ritchie, she received a three-stone diamond engagement ring.

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  • Although the ring is traditionally designed to represent a couple's past, present, and future, this one-of-a-kind Edwardian ring with diamond details throughout the platinum band is said to represent mother, father, and son.

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  • Catherine Zeta-Jones received a 10-carat antique diamond engagement ring from Michael Douglas.

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  • Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on Saved by the Bell, released a sex video in 2006 in an effort to get more attention and make some money.

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  • Celebrity Fit Club 5 contestant Dustin Diamond released a sex video in 2006 in an attempt to restart his stagnant acting career.

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  • Unfortunately for the heiress, the bracelet is not diamond encrusted, nor does it allow her to leave her palatial Los Angeles, California, home.

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  • Ben Affleck was so smitten with Jen, that on her 33rd birthday, he presented her with a 4.5 carat diamond engagement ring from famed jeweler to the stars Harry Winston.

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  • Where he got the funds for the platinum and five-carat diamond ring is unknown.

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  • She said yes and Rob presented her with a black diamond engagement ring set in white diamonds.

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  • Slater played the lovable, best friend "jock" next to Mark Paul Gosselaar (Zach) and Dustin Diamond (Screech).

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  • Not only did Grant present Lamas with the final rose, he also presented her with a 2.85 carat diamond engagement ring.

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  • Earlier this summer, DeGeneres presented her girlfriend with a three carat pink diamond engagement ring from high-end jeweler Neil Lane.

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  • When he did, he presented his girl with a cushion cut diamond ring from the jeweler that every celebrity loves, Jacob & Company.

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  • Ivanka chose to wear diamond jewelery from her own collection, The Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelery Collection.

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  • Vince Vaughn and commercial real estate agent Kyla Weber became engaged when he proposed on Valentine's Day about a year ago, presenting her with a four carat diamond ring.

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  • The band was renamed for its lead singer, Sade, and released its first album in 1984, called Diamond Life.

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  • For baseball, clothing consists of such items as the Diamond Series long-sleeved training top, meant to be worn under a uniform.

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  • Once your child is wearing their first jersey, he or she will feel like a pro and be geared up to hit the diamond hard.

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  • Made of "Diamond Mesh" moisture control fabric, which not only keeps you cool but is snag and pull resistant.

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  • It is in the Steelers' colors of black and gold and made by Reebok of nylon dazzled and "diamond weave" mesh fabric.

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  • There is a polka dot diamond patch on the pant leg.

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  • It offers two cruises every day throughout the year, featuring wonderful views of Diamond Head.

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  • Princess Cruises - Offers family suites on its Caribbean, Sapphire, Golden, Grand, Star and Diamond ships.

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  • Outrigger Catamaran offers a spectacular sunset cruise that sails along picturesque Waikiki Beach and includes awe-inspiring views of Diamond Head and other local landmarks.

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  • It has received the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences' Five Star Diamond Award and prides itself on a high number of loyal passengers.

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  • Taste of the Wild® dog food, manufactured by Diamond, is a pet food brand popular with owners and breeders alike.

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  • In 2007, the Diamond Company was one of many dog food manufacturers that recalled their dog food.

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  • They have several options available including a plain sterling pick, one that comes with a ring so you can wear the pick as a necklace, and one that comes with a ring and a diamond for those who really want to make a stylish statement.

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  • Diamond Seal technology means that the faucet will last ten times longer than the industry standard.

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  • Anderson grilles come in diamond shapes, curves and circles and are available in custom widths.

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  • Abrasion - Achieve this by cutting or scuffing with diamond points or sandblasters, or even laser cutting.

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  • Her jewelry debuted with an exquisite collection termed "Bijoux De Diamond," pieces designed from diamonds and platinum.