diamond ring

diamond ring
n. (Astronomy) large gush of light that shows up a few seconds before and after totality during a solar eclipse (caused by the last bit of sunlight that shines through valleys on the edge of the moon); ring bearing a diamond or a number of diamonds (usually given as an engagement ring)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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