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Adamantine

Definition of the adjective adamantine

What does adamantine mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. consisting of or having the hardness of adamant
  2. having the hardness of a diamond
  3. impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

Alternative definition of the adjective adamantine

adjective

  1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains.
  2. Like the diamond in hardness or luster.

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Miscellanea

Adamantine is a veneer developed by The Celluloid Manufacturing Company of New York City, covered by U.S. Patent number 232,037, dated September 7, 1880. Seth Thomas Clock Company purchased the right to use the adamantine veneer in 1880. This veneer is sometimes referred to as celluloid and is found on clocks in a wide variety of colors that simulate marble or alabaster.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adamantine

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Google previewEncyclopedia [containing] illustrations, descriptions and prices of ... well sinking ... pumping, irrigating and hoisting machinery ... Chapman's air water lifting systems, gasoline, gas and steam engines, boilers, etc. ... (1900)

by American Well Works (Aurora, Ill.)

1589, our Pntcnt Prospectors' Friend, using Adamantine instead of diamonds, for taking nenr* from hard rook or minerals, and is suitable for mines, nuarnes. and general prosiiectiui.'. With it. holes can be made at less than one-fourth the cost ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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Transparent or translucent; adamantine or resinous. Colourless and often white, but also gray, yellow, brown, black, rarely green, blue, or red ; streak white. B.B. decrepitates violently, but easily fused and reduced ; soluble with effervescence ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

Lustre adamantine on the cleavage planes, resinous on the fracture surfaces. Colour generally white, occasionally grey, yellow, green, black. Streak white. Massive varieties, amorphous; structure columnar, granular, compact. Found in most ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1878)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

Translucent ; adamantine. Hyacinth- or aurora-red ; streak orange-yellow. C.c. : 31 chromic acid, and 69 lead protoxide. Berezoff, Mursinsk, and Nijni-Tagilsk in the Urals, Congonhas do Campo in Brazil, Rezbanya, Moldawa, and Tarnowitz.

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Translucent; adamantine. Citron and sulphur- yellow; streak yellow. B.B. fusible, colors the flame purple-red, and leaves button ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry, on the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's (1821)

In which the Principles of the Science are Investigated Anew, and Its Applications to the Phenomena of Nature, Medicine, Mineralogy, Agriculture, and Manufactures, Detailed by Andrew Ure

Adamantine Spak. This stone, which comes to us from the peninsula of Hither India, and also from China, has not engaged the attention of the chemical world till within a few years past. It is remarkable for its extreme hardness, ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1M3A1N1T1I1N1E1

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