Diamond in the rough

What is Diamond in the rough?

Diamond in the rough definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a pure or nearly pure, extremely hard form of carbon, naturally crystallized in the isometric system.
a piece of this stone.
a transparent, flawless or almost flawless piece of this stone, especially when cut and polished, valued as a precious gem.

a ring or other piece of jewelry containing such a precious stone, especially an engagement ring.
a piece of this stone used in a drill or cutting tool.
a tool provided with such an uncut stone, used for cutting glass.
crystallized carbon, or a piece of it, artificially produced.
an equilateral quadrilateral, especially as placed with its diagonals vertical and horizontal; a lozenge or rhombus.
any rhombus-shaped figure or object oriented with its diagonals vertical and horizontal.
a red rhombus-shaped figure on a playing card.
a card of the suit bearing such figures.
diamonds, (used with a singular or plural verb) the suit so marked: Diamonds is trump. Diamonds are trump.
Baseball. the space enclosed by home plate and the three bases; infield. the entire playing field.

Printing. a 4A?-point type of a size between brilliant and pearl.

adjective
made of or set with a diamond or diamonds.
having the shape of a diamond: a dress with a diamond print.

indicating the 75th, or sometimes the 60th, event of a series, as a wedding anniversary.

verb (used with object)
to adorn with or as if with diamonds.

 

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