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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: adamant(0.01328 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to adamant.
English → Indonesian (quick)
tak mau menyerah, teguh hati, tetap
English → English (WordNet)
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]
n : very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem [syn: diamond]
English → English (gcide)
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.
Opposed the rocky orb
Of tenfold adamant, his ample shield. --Milton.
2. Lodestone; magnet. [Obs.] “A great adamant of
As true to thee as steel to adamant. --Greene.