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Meaning of D

Pronunciation:  dee, dee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
  2. [n]  a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
  3. [n]  the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
  4. [adj]  denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units
 

D is a 1 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: 500, 500, calciferol, cardinal, cholecarciferol, ergocalciferol, five hundred, five hundred, viosterol, vitamin D
 
 See Also: alphabetic character, ergosterol, fat-soluble vitamin, large integer, letter, letter of the alphabet, Roman alphabet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\D\ (d[=e])
1. The fourth letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal
   consonant. The English letter is from Latin, which is from
   Greek, which took it from Ph[oe]nician, the probable
   ultimate origin being Egyptian. It is related most nearly
   to t and th; as, Eng. deep, G. tief; Eng. daughter, G.
   tochter, Gr. qyga`thr, Skr. duhitr. See Guide to
   Pronunciation, [root]178, 179, 229.

2. (Mus.) The nominal of the second tone in the model major
   scale (that in C), or of the fourth tone in the relative
   minor scale of C (that in A minor), or of the key tone in
   the relative minor of F.

3. As a numeral D stands for 500. in this use it is not the
   initial of any word, or even strictly a letter, but one
   half of the sign ? (or ? ) the original Tuscan numeral for
   1000.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. "The Data Language." ms-dos 4GL.

2. A haskell-like language, with type classes.

E-mail: <polar@cs.syr.edu>.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "day".
 

 

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