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Adamant vs. Carbonado

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Adamantadjective

(said of people and their conviction) Firm; unshakeable; unyielding; determined.

Carbonadonoun

Meat or fish that has been scored and broiled.

Adamantadjective

(of an object) very difficult to break, pierce, or cut.

Carbonadonoun

(mineral) A dark, non-transparent, impure form of polycrystalline diamond (also containing graphite and amorphous carbon) used in drilling.

‘black diamond’;

Adamantnoun

An imaginary rock or mineral of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness.

Carbonadoverb

To make a carbonado of; to score and broil.

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Adamantnoun

An embodiment of impregnable hardness.

Carbonadoverb

To cut or hack, as in combat.

Adamantnoun

A magnet; a lodestone.

Carbonadoverb

To cut (meat) across for frying or broiling; to cut or slice and broil.

‘A short-legged hen daintily carbonadoed.’;

Adamantnoun

A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness.

‘Opposed the rocky orbOf tenfold adamant, his ample shield.’;

Carbonadoverb

To cut or hack, as in fighting.

‘I'll so carbonado your shanks.’;

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Adamantnoun

Lodestone; magnet.

‘As true to thee as steel to adamant.’;

Carbonadonoun

A black variety of diamond, found in Brazil, and used for diamond drills. It occurs in irregular or rounded fragments, rarely distinctly crystallized, with a texture varying from compact to porous.

Adamantnoun

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

Carbonadonoun

an inferior dark diamond used in industry for drilling and polishing

Adamantadjective

not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion;

‘he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind’; ‘Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him’; ‘an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendancy’;

Carbonadonoun

a piece of meat (or fish) that has been scored and broiled

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Adamantadjective

refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind

‘he is adamant that he is not going to resign’;

Carbonado

Carbonado, commonly known as black diamond, is one of the toughest forms of natural diamond. It is an impure, high-density, micro-porous form of polycrystalline diamond consisting of diamond, graphite, and amorphous carbon, with minor crystalline precipitates filling pores and occasional reduced metal inclusions.

Adamantnoun

a legendary rock or mineral to which many properties were attributed, formerly associated with diamond or lodestone.

Adamant

Adamant in classical mythology is an archaic form of diamond. In fact, the English word diamond is ultimately derived from adamas, via Late Latin diamas and Old French diamant.

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