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The First Water 1100 Words You Need Week 24 Day 2

Published on July 21st, 2020 | Last updated on July 21st, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on The First Water 1100 Words You Need Week 24 Day 2 | 92 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

The first water 1100 Words

The first water 1100 Words

of the best quality, the greatest, excellent, meeting the highest standards, topnotch, top-class, first-class, first-rate, top-quality, superior, premium

In the gemstone trade, first water means “highest quality”. The clarity of diamonds is assessed by their translucence; the more like water, the higher the quality. The 1753 edition of Chambers’ Encyclopedia states “The first water in Diamonds means the greatest purity and perfection of their complexion, which ought to be that of the clearest drop of water. When Diamonds fall short of this perfection, they are said to be of the second or third water until the stone may be properly called a coloured one.”

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonym: inferior

Farsi: دست اول، برترین، با بهترین کیفیت

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