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d British & World English

(In genealogies) daughter

D1 British & World English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

D2 British & World English

(In the US) Democrat or Democratic

D New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

4th letter of the alphabet

d' New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

lower case as prefix to a non-anglicized proper name, except at the beginning of a sentence

d in D1 British & World English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

D in D1 British & World English

A shape like that of a capital D

deuterium British & World English

A stable isotope of hydrogen with a mass approximately twice that of the usual isotope

D in deuterium British & World English

A stable isotope of hydrogen with a mass approximately twice that of the usual isotope

d in penny British & World English

A former British coin and monetary unit equal to one twelfth of a shilling and 240th of a pound

d. in d British & World English

Died (used to indicate a date of death)

D in doctor New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

usually lower case in reference to a medical practitioner, but capital for a holder of the highest university degree; abbreviation D, but Dr before a name

A/D British & World English

Analogue to digital

D/A British & World English

Digital to analogue

D & X British & World English

Dilation and extraction

m/d British & World English

Months after date

R & D British & World English

Research and development

R & D New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

research and development

D-Day British & World English

The day (6 June 1944) in the Second World War on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy

she'd British & World English

She had; she would

d'Arc New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Jeanne, see Jeanne d'Arc

D-lock British & World English

A mechanism used to secure a bicycle or motorbike when parked, consisting of a U-shaped bar which is locked to a crosspiece of solid metal

D-mark British & World English

Short for Deutschmark.

D-layer British & World English

The lowest layer of the ionosphere, able to reflect low-frequency radio waves

D'Urfey New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Thomas (1653– 1723), English playwright

D and C British & World English

Dilatation and curettage

D-notice British & World English

A government notice issued to news editors requiring them not to publicize certain information for reasons of national security

D-region British & World English

Another term for D-layer.

unidea'd British & World English

Having no ideas

vitamin D British & World English

Any of a group of vitamins found in liver and fish oils, essential for the absorption of calcium and the prevention of rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. They include calciferol (vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3)

D-notice New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

government notice to news editors requiring them not to publish certain information


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