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DIN

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Pronunciation: /dɪn
 
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noun

  • Any of a series of technical standards originating in Germany and used internationally, especially to designate electrical connections, film speeds, and paper sizes: [as modifier]: a DIN socket

Origin

early 20th century: acronym from Deutsche Industrie-Norm 'German Industrial Standard' (as laid down by the Deutsches Institut für Normung 'German Institute for Standards').

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There are 2 definitions of DIN in English:

din

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Pronunciation: /dɪn
 
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noun

[in singular]

verb (dins, dinning, dinned)

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  • 1 [with object] (din something into) Make (someone) learn or remember an idea by constant repetition: a runner-up, he dinned into them, was a loser
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    • It is dinned into him that the wife must always be subordinate to the husband.
    • Only when the message that Labour isn't all that clever, after all, is dinned into the voters can National risk changing the subject to its own intentions.
    • It was dinned into us that wasting water was sinful.
    Synonyms
    instil, drive, drum, hammer, drill, implant, ingrain, inculcate; teach over and over again, indoctrinate, brainwash
  • 2 [no object] Make a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise: the sound dinned irritatingly into Marian’s head
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    • He opened the door and the noise dinned into the office.
    • An amplified quacking noise dinned from the speakers, and the image of an imprinting experiment, with a duckling following a moving wooden decoy around in circles appeared on the screen.
    Synonyms
    blare, blast, clang, clatter, crash, clamour

Origin

Old English dyne, dynn (noun), dynian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Old High German tuni (noun) and Old Norse dynr (noun), dynja 'come rumbling down'.

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