Sentence Examples


  • In the Mandaean representation the sky is an ocean of water, pure and clear, but of more than adamantine solidity, upon which the stars and planets sail.
  • With their resinous to adamantine lustre and their translucency they also present somewhat the appearance of horn; hence the name hornsilver.
  • Diamond possesses a brilliant " adamantine " lustre, but this tends to be greasy on the surface of the natural stones and gives FIG.
  • For this reason the mineral is not always readily recognized by inspection, though the perfect dodecahedral cleavage, the adamantine lustre, and the brown streak are characters which may be relied upon.
  • At Little Bytham a very hard brick, called adamantine clinker, is made of the siliceous clay that the Romans used for similar works.