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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 British & World English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

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)

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

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-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 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.

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)

unidea'd British & World English

Having no ideas

coup d'œil British & World English

A glance that takes in a comprehensive view

chef d'école British & World English

The initiator or leader of a school or style of music, painting, or literature

Côte d'Azur British & World English

A coastal area of south-eastern France which includes Nice, Cannes, and Saint Tropez, and the principality of Monaco

coup d'état British & World English

another term for coup111.

objet d'art British & World English

A small decorative or artistic object, typically when regarded as a collectable item

oboe d'amore British & World English

A type of oboe with a bulbous bell, sounding a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe. It has a soft tone and is used in baroque music

Quai d'Orsay British & World English

A riverside street on the left bank of the Seine in Paris

table d'hôte British & World English

A restaurant meal offered at a fixed price and with few if any choices

James, P. D. British & World English

Baroness James of Holland Park (b.1920), English writer of detective fiction; full name Phyllis Dorothy James. She is noted for her novels featuring the poet-detective Adam Dalgleish, including A Taste for Death (1986)

jeu d'esprit British & World English

A light-hearted display of wit and cleverness, especially in a work of literature

Laing, R. D. British & World English

(1927–89), Scottish psychiatrist; full name Ronald David Laing. He became famous for his controversial views on madness and in particular on schizophrenia, linking what society calls insanity with politics and family structure

langue d'oc British & World English

The form of medieval French spoken south of the Loire, generally characterized by the use of oc to mean ‘yes’, and forming the basis of modern Provençal

langue d'oïl British & World English

The form of medieval French spoken north of the Loire, generally characterized by the use of oïl to mean ‘yes’, and forming the basis of modern French

D's in D1 British & World English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

3D British & World English

The quality of being three-dimensional

3-D in 3D British & World English

The quality of being three-dimensional


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