black diamond


Definition of black diamond

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

Examples of black diamond in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then there are the rapidly growing tourism and hospitality industries that rely on Yellowstone’s world-class rivers and ski areas for angling and black diamond runs. Adam Popescu, Wired, 10 July 2021 Instead, there was a visual of a black diamond spinning on a screen behind her as Meg delivered an effortlessly breathless performance of the song while busting out a bit of choreography with her troupe of back-up dancers as well. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 28 June 2021 For a backcountry-esque adventure that’s still in-bounds, try hiking up to the 12,392-foot summit of Highland Bowl, then skiing the double black diamond terrain down—you’ll want to be in peak physical shape and be an experienced skier for this one. Sarah Kuta, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Dec. 2020 But everyone finds their way into black diamond drama. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 Nov. 2020 For six weeks, Beeland and about two dozen other students — some novices, some black diamond skiers — participated in Women of Whitetail (WOW), a ski instruction program at Pennsylvania’s Whitetail Resort. Washington Post, 6 Nov. 2020 For experts who prefer black and double-black diamond difficulty, there are many advanced runs to choose from. Nicole Cormier, Dallas News, 12 Feb. 2020 The new runs, rated double-black diamond, will include tree skiing and glades. John Meyer, The Know, 20 Nov. 2019 Meanwhile, Giorgio Armani, on stylish Via Condotti, launches its first-ever fine-jewelry collection this year, with three distinct lines, including Sì, an architectural range in black onyx with black diamonds. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of black diamond

1763, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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23 Jul 2021

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“Black diamond.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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