black diamond


: dense black hematite
black diamonds plural : coal sense 3a

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Read her full interview here: on digital healthcare and the double black diamond of innovation. Aline Holzwarth, Forbes, 21 June 2022 The city deserves its reputation as a pioneer, now offering 112 miles of trails, from beginner to double black diamond, that allow riders to progress from solid intermediate to downright ace in a matter of a week. The Editors, Outside Online, 18 June 2021 Big Sky, Montana Reputation: Double black diamond terrain. Jen Murphy, Town & Country, 7 Oct. 2022 For lovers of minimal jewelry, a black diamond band still adds some sparkle without looking bridal. Frances Solá-santiago,, 26 Sep. 2022 The kitchen resembles something akin to a spaceship with a satin-black diamond-panel exhaust system, quartzite countertops and Miele appliances. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 23 Sep. 2022 Markle often sports the yellow gold and diamond combination, but Shiffon also offers the band in sterling silver, rose gold, and white gold in varying karats, and the embellishment in diamond, black diamond, and white sapphire. Toulmin Jahncke, ELLE, 30 Aug. 2022 More advanced riders shouldn’t miss the Ledges, a black diamond masterpiece of trail design carved expertly into a forested hillside. Outside Online, 18 May 2020 Its design took notes more directly from the film, borrowing from an aerial security transport spaceship known as the Recognizer; a satin-black diamond-panel exhaust system was designed to resemble the spaceship itself. Hannah Selinger, WSJ, 4 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1763, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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The first known use of black diamond was in 1763

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“Black diamond.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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