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A circular cut for diamonds and other gemstones in the form of two many-faceted pyramids joined at their bases, the upper one truncated near its apex:[as modifier] ‘brilliant-cut diamond ear studs’
- ‘A brilliant cut diamond pendant, is the elegant prize on offer for the best dressed woman.’
- ‘In its center floats a brilliant-cut acrylic diamond with 53 sides.’
- ‘A popular engagement ring for women is the round diamond brilliant cut.’
- ‘The Tiffany round brilliant cut is the more traditional choice of the two.’
- ‘Side cut diamonds do not sparkle as much as the brilliant cut diamonds.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.