Diamond-shaped

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Diamond-shaped Shaped like a diamond or rhombus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first crossword puzzle appeared in 1913 in an American paper called "World." It was devised by its editor Arthur Wynne. It was of 32 words and diamond shaped. There were no black boxes in the puzzle.
    • diamond-shaped Shaped like a lozenge; rhombic.
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Usage

In literature:

Roll puff paste 1/4 of an inch thick, cut in diamond shaped pieces, chill thoroughly, and bake about 15 minutes.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Their heads were shaped like diamonds and their bodies like hearts.
"The Lost Princess of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
His only preparation was to sharpen the edges of a diamond-shaped trowel used at the diggings, with a piece of pumice.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
They went at once to the wall directly opposite and began an eager search for a diamond-shaped stone.
"A Voyage with Captain Dynamite" by Charles Edward Rich
Little patches of colour, too, were often introduced in otherwise plain diamond-shaped lattice panes.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
This was full of diamond-shaped openings between the slats, so that the view out of the rear window was not obstructed.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
In the case of the 2nd Division the patch was diamond in shape.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
They consisted of a circle with two diamond-shaped marks underneath it.
"The Campfire Girls on Ellen's Isle" by Hildegard G. Frey
Another present was a brooch set in diamonds in the shape of a crescent moon.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
From the upper part of the arches are suspended four large pendant pear-shaped pearls, with rose diamond caps.
"Threads of Grey and Gold" by Myrtle Reed
The diamond is only carbon in the shape of a crystal.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
The geology blocks are diamond shaped, painted brown.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
Serve in Bread Croustades (small round, square, or diamond-shaped molds cut through thick slices of bread).
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
It is in the shape of a saucer or shallow basin, and is frequently covered with rose diamonds.
"Visits To Monasteries in the Levant" by Robert Curzon
They were of the most singular shapes and glittered like diamonds.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
Rossellino solved it very prettily by outlining the figures in a diamond-shaped diagram.
"Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century" by Estelle M. Hurll
Later, in a jeweller's, he discovered a plain gold locket, shaped like a heart and inset with one little diamond.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
Diamond shaped piers with shafts engaged.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
A diamond-shaped space of ground, 90 feet on the side, is marked out, the corners being the 'bases'.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Quickly he secured the diamond-shaped patch more tightly around the steel, then looked up to check the gantry.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

Shapely ingots are the flowers,
And the waters, amber brightness;
Gold-bright, song-birds in the bowers
Sing with eyes of diamond whiteness.
"Pre-Ordination" by Madison Julius Cawein
Or, fed from thousand sources, a fountain's glittering jet,
Or careless handfuls scattered of diamond sparks unset;
Ah, sketch him, paint him, mould him in every shape you will,
He was himself--the only--the one unpictured still!
"The Last Survivor" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

The jet known as PKS 0637-752 as seen by the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA) in New South Wales, Australia clearly showing the shock diamond-like shapes in the two million light year long structure.
The new Blue Diamond plant is taking shape as construction continues on the site at North Washington and Fulkerth roads.
Turlock's Blue Diamond plant taking shape.
A movie star's daughter has a 25-carat pear-shaped diamond lying around.
Square and rectangular frames also look good on oblong, diamond and round face shapes.
Researchers managed to shuttle light around an object so precisely that there are no reflections by using a diamond-shaped cloaking region.
Diamond's defense was lights out in the second quarter and that helped shape the difference in the Lady Wildcats' 44-27 triumph over the Jasper Lady Eagles in the Spring River Valley Conference opener on Tuesday.
Diamond 's defense was lights out in the second quarter and that helped shape the difference in the Lady Wildcats' 44-27 triumph over the Jasper Lady Eagles in the Spring River Valley Conference opener on Tuesday.
She even descended from the ceiling in a diamond -shaped cage (because apparently America is not without a sense of humor).
Pear or heart-shaped, big diamonds sell in Geneva .
Pear or heart-shaped, yellow, pink or clear: Big diamonds find wealthy buyers in Geneva .
NEW YORK – A heart-shaped yellow diamond that once belonged to the Duchess of Windsor is among a trove of jewels from the collections of Estee and Evelyn Lauder that will be auctioned to benefit breast cancer research next month.
If you thought kites only came in diamond shapes, it's time you made it to the Frank Mots International Kite Festival in Veterans Park.
A heart-shaped yellow diamond that once belonged to the Duchess of Windsor is among a trove of jewels from the collections of Estee and Evelyn Lauder that will be auctioned to benefit breast cancer research next month.
Nutter 's efforts and guidance of a small army of volunteers over the years helped secure the Crabs' role as the diamond-shaped heart of Humboldt County's sports community.
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In science:

This is relatively hard for the diamond shaped lattice, since there is no theoretical understanding of its finite size effects.
High precision simulations of the longest common subsequence problem
As shown in Fig. 4(b), we can construct a path which connects the two end points in a diamond shaped lattice of size (t + W ) × (t + W ) from this path.
High precision simulations of the longest common subsequence problem
For example, the symmetry is T ⊗ S for the ringshape and the diamond-shape scatterers with Rashba spin-orbit coupling8,9,11 .
Electron localization in linear chains of identical loop scatterers
The family T consists of two orthogonal line bundles and induces diamond shaped cells.
Multi-colour random fields with polygonal realisations
The name refers to the shape of an obvious diamond spacetime — the region , where a and b are some points in the Minkowski plane.
No time machines in classical general relativity
Such a region has the shape of a causal diamond (Bousso, 2000).
Adventures in de Sitter space
The static coordinates, Eq. (7.1), cover one of the diamond-shaped regions.
Adventures in de Sitter space
Symbols of different shapes correspond to different periods: triangles for 0.5 yr, diamonds for 5 yr, and crosses for 11.8 yr.
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
The plot has the characteristic shape of overlapping noisy “Coulomb diamonds”, suggesting that the transport occurs through several “charge puddles” acting as quantum dots.
Electronic properties of mesoscopic graphene structures: charge confinement and control of spin and charge transport
The magnified circular and diamondshaped nodes form the tree, the diamond-shaped ones being used for load reduction.
Topological Analysis and Mitigation Strategies for Cascading Failures in Power Grid Networks
The diamond shaped structure on the left side that is surrounded by a yellow ellipse indicates the caustic structure of a dense matter clump at a redshift z = :, whereas the isolated diamond in the top right part originates from a mass concentration at z = :.
Testing Cosmogonic Models with Gravitational Lensing
Pomeron flux normalization, agrees with the result obtained by ZEUS from DIS and dijet photoproduction (diamond-shaped area shown in the figure).
The diffractive structure function at the Tevatron: CDF results
We will stay on the region with an odd index so that we should end with one that is a diamond shape polygon consisting of at most two base cells.
On the Complexity of Envy-Free Cake Cutting
The natural ob ject corresponding to the shape algebra is now the diamond module, union of all these maximal monogenic modules.
Diamond module for the Lie algebra $\mathfrak{so}(2n+1,\mathbb C)$
Indeed, in the shape algebra, vν · vµ = vν+µ , thus in the quotient, the diamond module, Sµ = vν · Sµ ⊂ Sν+µ .
Diamond module for the Lie algebra $\mathfrak{so}(2n+1,\mathbb C)$
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