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Definition of the noun diamondback

What does diamondback mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: diamondbacks

  1. large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings

Alternative definition of the noun diamondback

noun

  1. A venomous rattlesnake having a diamond pattern on its back; it is found mainly in the southern United States and parts of northwestern Mexico.

Phrases with diamondback

Phrases starting with the word diamondback:

  1. Diamondback Moths
  2. diamondback terrapin
  3. Diamondback Tritonia
  4. Diamondback Terrapins
  5. diamondback rattlesnake
  6. Diamondback Water Snake

Phrase ending with the word diamondback:

  1. western diamondback

Other phrases containing the word diamondback:

  1. Texas Diamondback Terripin
  2. Ornate Diamondback Terrapin
  3. Carolina Diamondback Terrapin
  4. Mangrove Diamondback Terrapin
  5. Northern Diamondback Terrapin
  6. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  7. western diamondback rattlesnake
  8. Mississippi Diamondback Terrapin
  9. Florida East Coast Diamondback Terrapin

Character

Diamondback is the name of four fictional characters appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Music

  1. "Diamondback" is a cataloged instance, composition.
    • music and lyrics by JX
  2. "Diamondback" is a musical single of JX.
    • released on (13 years ago)

Place

Diamondback is a Bolliger & Mabillard steel hypercoaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. The ride is 5,282 feet long and spans from just behind International Street and the Eiffel Tower and over the Rivertown area, and into a wooded area. The roller coaster contains a splashdown element near the end of the ride in the former Swan Lake area in Rivertown, near The Beast. Construction of this ride restored The Beast's entrance to its original 1979 location. Diamondback is the biggest investment in Kings Island’s 38-year history at $22 million. The coaster has a 230 ft lift hill with a 215 ft-drop, featuring 10 total drops and a top speed of about 80 mph. This ride is similar to Behemoth at Canada's Wonderland in dimensions and statistics, and like Behemoth has staggered seating. It opened on April 18, 2009. It is also the park's first ever Bolliger & Mabillard roller coaster. It is also the first new coaster to be installed after Kings Island was bought by Cedar Fair.

Miscellanea

Diamondback was a proposed nuclear-armed air-to-air missile studied by the United States Navy's Naval Ordnance Test Station during the 1950s. Intended as an enlarged, nuclear-armed version of the successful Sidewinder missile, Diamondback did not progress beyond the study stage.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for diamondback

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Google previewThe Snake Almanac (2001)

A Fully Illustrated Natural History of Snakes Worldwide by Edward R. Ricciuti

The eastern diamondback is an excellent swimmer and finds its way to islands in brackish water. Range:...

Google previewGeorgia's Amazing Coast: Natural Wonders from Alligators to ...

The eastern diamondback is the largest and deadliest of the world's thirty-two species of rattlesnakes. Found in coastal Georgia's palmetto flatwoods and pine- lands, the snake has a natural diamond-shape pattern of browns to black that ...

Google previewAn Introduction to the Work of a Medical Examiner (2010)

From Death Scene to Autopsy Suite by John J. Miletich, Tia Laura Lindstrom

The eastern diamondback is the largest rattlesnake in the U.S. and may grow up to eight feet in length. It lives in underground cavities, including gopher burrows. These snakes live on the coastal plain from North Carolina to Mississippi and in ...

Google previewDangerous Wildlife in California & Nevada (2002)

A Guide to Safe Encounters at Home and in the Wild by F. Lynne Bachleda

the western diamondback is the most prolific species. • ABUNDANCE & RANGE They are found in southeastern California east through southern Arizona, most of New Mexico, ...

Google previewRattlesnake Rules

by Conrad J. Storad

Fact:The Eastern Diamondback is the largest of all.

Google previewThe Florida Keys (2010)

A History & Guide Tenth Edition by Joy Williams

The diamondback is the heaviest poisonous snake in the world, although at eight feet it is not the longest. It is found in piney and palmetto woods, sandy areas, and hammocks. Coral snakes are the most intriguing because they're small and ...

Google previewThe Team by Team Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball (2006)

By Dennis Purdy ; Foreword by Tony LaRussa by Dennis Purdy

Diamondback,” it would be Luis Gonzalez. Gonzalez holds many of Arizona° s all-time hitting records. After nine mediocre years with the Astros, Cubs, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

GEORGE F KUNZ Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemmys jralustris). This far- famed turtle belongs to the family Emydidce (q.v.) and may be recognized by the unhinged plastron or lower shell, the concentric grooves and ridges which mark each ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals: A Complete Visual Guide

mi Western diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox family Vipendae AMPHIBIANS phylum Chordata class Amphibia ORDERS 3 FAMILIES 44 GENERA. Levantine viper Macrovipera lebetma, family Vipendae Rhinoceros viper Site nasicornis, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Aquatic World: Starfish (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Above: A Texas diamondback terrapin on land Even aquatic turtles such as this species can and do leave the water at times. 39 inches (1 m). The largest freshwater turtle of all lives in North America: the alligator snapping turtle can weigh 250 ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Western diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox Length 61⁄2ft(2 m) Diet Small mammals, birds, and lizards Location S. US, N. Mexico This is North America's most dangerous snake. Its “rattle” is a horny section at the end of its tail, which it ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith, Bruce Kraig

Like its seagoing relatives, the freshwater or brackish-water turtle, particularly the diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) and its eggs, have long been esteemed as food. Terrapin is found in salt marshes and in waters along the East  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

The eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) is also heavy-bodied and reaches lengths up to 7 ft. (2.1 m), but its head is triangular ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2007)

Volume 8: Environment by Martin Melosi, Charles Reagan Wilson

Among rattlers, the eastern diamondback, whichcan reach a length ofeight feet, and the canebreak rattler arefoundonly inthe South. The copperhead feeds on small animals andis rarely seen by humans, whom itavoids. The cottonmouth is also ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2010)

by DK

long, the eastern diamondback is the largest rattlesnake and the most poisonous snake in North America. The rattlesnake feeds mainly on rats, rabbits, and birds. Unlike many other snakes, which lay ...

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Small photo of close up of diamondback moth on a green leaf, take photos in the natural wild state, Luannan County, Hebei Province, China.Small photo of closeup of diamondback moth mating on a green leafSmall photo of closeup of diamondback moth mating on a green leafSmall photo of Diamondback rattlerSmall photo of The eastern diamondback rattle snake (Crotalus Adamanteus) otherwise known as an eastern diamondback, swallowing a rat. This is the largest of the rattle snakes More...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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