diamond point

noun

Definition of diamond point 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an instrument (such as a stylus or cutting tool) with a diamond tip

2a : a diamond-shaped figure formed by intersecting rails at a railroad diamond crossing

b : one of the acute angles formed at this crossing

diamond-point

adjective
variants: or diamond-pointed \ ¦⸗(⸗)⸗¦⸗⸗ \

Definition of diamond-point (Entry 2 of 2)

: having a point that is diamond-shaped or rhombus-shaped diamond-point tool

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