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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: adamant (0.00930 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to adamant.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: adamant tak mau menyerah, teguh hati, tetap
English → English (WordNet) Definition: adamant adamant adj : not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion; “he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind”; “Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him”- W.Churchill; “an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendancy” [syn: adamantine, inexorable, intransigent] adamant n : very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem [syn: diamond]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Adamant Adamant \Ad"a*mant\ ([a^]d"[.a]*m[a^]nt), n. [OE. adamaunt, adamant, diamond, magnet, OF. adamant, L. adamas, adamantis, the hardest metal, fr. Gr. 'ada`mas, -antos; 'a priv. + dama^,n to tame, subdue. In OE., from confusion with L. adamare to love, be attached to, the word meant also magnet, as in OF. and LL. See Diamond, Tame.] 1. A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness. [1913 Webster] Opposed the rocky orb Of tenfold adamant, his ample shield. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Lodestone; magnet. [Obs.] “A great adamant of acquaintance.” --Bacon. [1913 Webster] As true to thee as steel to adamant. --Greene. [1913 Webster]


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