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Meaning of DIN

Pronunciation:  din

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of making a noisy disturbance
  2. [n]  a loud harsh or strident noise
  3. [v]  instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned the lessons into his students"
  4. [v]  make a resonant sound; as of artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall."

DIN is a 3 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: blare, blaring, boom, cacophony, clamor, commotion, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, tumult
 See Also: ado, bustle, disturbance, flurry, fuss, go, hustle, inculcate, infuse, instill, noise, sound, stir



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Din\, n. [AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS.
    dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or
    rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Cf.
    {Dun} to ask payment.]
    Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or
    clanging sound; clamor; roar.
          Think you a little din can daunt mine ears? --Shak.
          He knew the battle's din afar.           --Sir W.
          The dust and din and steam of town.      --Tennyson.
  2. \Din\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.]
    1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with
       loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to
       din the ears with cries.
    2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding.
             This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift.
    {To din into}, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and
       noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott.
  3. \Din\, v. i.
    To sound with a din; a ding.
          The gay viol dinning in the dale.        --A. Seward.
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