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Adamantean Ad`a*man*te"an, a. [L. adamant[=e]us.]
Of adamant; hard as adamant. --Milton.
Adamantine Ad`a*man"tine, a. [L. adamantinus, Gr. ?.]
1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant;
incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as,
adamantine bonds or chains.
2. (Min.) Like the diamond in hardness or luster.
C adamanteusRattlesnake Rat"tle*snake`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of venomous American snakes
belonging to the genera Crotalus and Caudisona, or
Sistrurus. They have a series of horny interlocking joints
at the end of the tail which make a sharp ratting sound when
shaken. The common rattlesnake of the Northern United States
(Crotalus horridus), and the diamond rattlesnake of the
south (C. adamanteus), are the best known. See Illust. of
Fang. Crotalus adamanteusWater rattle Wa"ter rat"tle Water rattler Wa"ter rat"tler
The diamond rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus); -- so called
from its preference for damp places near water.
Rhadamanthine Rhad`a*man"thine, a.
Of or pertaining to Rhadamanthus; rigorously just; as, a
Meaning of Adamant from wikipedia
in classical mythology
is an archaic
form of diamond. In fact, the English
is ultimately derived
from adamas, via Late Latin
is a poetic
term used to refer
to any especially
hard substance. Adamant
may also refer
to: Adam Adamant
Lives!, a BBC television series
is a small, unincorporated community
in the town of Calais
County, Vermont, United
States, in the central
part of Vermont. The village...
- Three ships
of the Royal
Navy have been named
: HMS Adamant
(1780) was a 50-gun fourth
in 1780. She was reduced
- "The Man of Adamant
" is a short story written
Hawthorne. It was first published
in the 1837 edition
of The Token
- Adam Adamant
Lives! is a British adventure television series
that ran from 1966 to 1967 on BBC 1, starring Gerald Harper
in the title
role. The series...
in America around
1909 and was often called
by the generic
name adamant plaster after
a prominent manufacturer
of the time. The advantages
Co., Ltd. (アダマンド株式会社, Adamant
Kabushiki-gaisha) is a component manufacturing company based
in Tokyo, ****an. Its name is from the word adamant
- was best known
in the role of Georgina Jones
in the BBC TV series
Lives! (1966–67). Juliet Harmer trained
as a Primary school teacher
- Several ships
have been named Adamant
in 1798. The Royal
her in 1803 and renamed
her HMS Bonetta. She had a relatively...
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