[kim-ber-lahyt] /ˈkɪm bərˌlaɪt/
Petrology. a variety of micaceous peridotite, low in silica content and high in magnesium content, in which diamonds are formed.
an intrusive igneous rock generated at great depth in the earth’s mantle and consisting largely of olivine and phlogopite. It often contains diamonds
A type of peridotite consisting of a fine-grained matrix of calcite and olivine and containing phenocrysts of olivine, garnet, and sometimes diamonds. Kimberlites are found in long, vertical volcanic pipes, especially in South Africa.
[kim-ber-lee] /ˈkɪm bər li/ noun 1. a city in E Cape of Good Hope province, in the central Republic of South Africa: diamond mines. 2. Also, Kimberly. a female given name. /ˈkɪmbəlɪ/ noun 1. a city in central South Africa; the capital of Northern Cape province: besieged (1899–1900) for 126 days during the Boer War; […]
[kim-boo n-doo] /kɪmˈbʊn du/ noun 1. a Bantu language of northern Angola.
[kim-chee] /ˈkɪm tʃi/ noun 1. Korean Cookery. a spicy pickled or fermented mixture containing cabbage, onions, and sometimes fish, variously seasoned, as with garlic, horseradish, red peppers, and ginger. n. 1898, from Korean.
- Kim Dae Jung
[kim dahy yuhng] /kɪm daɪ yʌŋ/ noun 1. 1925–2009, president of South Korea 1998–2003.