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Adamantine

Definition of the adjective adamantine

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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.

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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 (1842)

Lustre splendent and adamantine, inclining to semi-metallic. ~' Translucent and transparent. Constituent Parts ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy (1807)

with an account of the processes employed in many of the most important chemical manufactures to which are added a description of chemical apparatus, and various useful tables of weights and measures, chemical instruments, &c. &c by Arthur Aikin, Charles Rochemont Aikin

Adamantine Spar from the from from from Bengal Carnatic, Malabar China Chenevix. Chenevix. Chenevix. nearly equally soluble in water of any tempe- by - augmenting. Its colour is greyifli or greenish-white, or yellowish-green, or sapphire ...

Google previewThe Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives (2009)

by Eugene Ehrlich

See adamantine. adamantine (AD-e-MAN-teen) From Latin adjective adamantinus, meaning “adamantine”; from noun...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

» ADAMANTINE, adj. {adamantinus, Latin.] 1. Made of adamant.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Translucent ; adamantine to resinous. Gray, yellowish, and greenish. B.B. fuses easily to a dark bead, reduced in inner flame. Soluble iu ammonia. C.c. : silver 75 , chlorine 25. Johann-Georgen- stadt, Mexico, Peru. 55. Embolite, 2AgBr-f-3AgCl.

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Translucent; adamantine to resinous. Gray, yellowish, and greenish. B.B. fuses easily to a dark bead, reduced in inner flame. Soluble in ammonia. C.c. : silver 75 , chlorine 25. Johann-Georgen- stadt, Mexico, Peru. 55. Embolite, 2AgBr + 3AgCl.

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Adamantine spar is used throughout India and China sor the purpose of polishing steel and gems, for which its great hardness renders it peculiarly well adapted. Of the miues of this stone, and the method of procuring it in China and Bengal ...

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

Lustre, adamantine. Fracture small conchoidal. Translucent. Hefracts double in a high degree. Harder than calcareous spar. Brittle. Sp. gr. 6.2 to 6.6. It dissolves with effervescence in muriatic and nioic acids. It yields a metallic globule with the ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1M3A1N1T1I1N1E1

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