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D1 US English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

D2 US English

Democrat or Democratic

D in D1 US English

A shape like that of a capital D

D in deuterium US English

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

d US English

Date

'd US English

Had

d in penny US English

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

d in D1 US English

The fourth letter of the alphabet

deuterium US English

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

d. in d US English

Died (used to indicate a date of death)

A/D US English

Analog to digital

R & D US English

Research and development

D/A US English

Digital to analog

D & X US English

Dilation and extraction

I'd US English

I would or I should

m/d US English

Months after date

we'd US English

We had

he'd US English

He had

it'd US English

It had

she'd US English

She had; she would

D-Day US English

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

you'd US English

You had

who'd US English

Who had

p.o.'d US English

Pissed off

D-lock US 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 US English

Short for Deutschmark.

they'd US English

They had

D layer US English

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

D and C US English

Dilation and curettage

D-notice US English

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

unidea'd US English

Having no ideas

vitamin D US 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)

coup d'œil US English

A glance that takes in a comprehensive view

chef d'école US English

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

chef-d'œuvre US English

A masterpiece

Quai d'Orsay US English

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

Côte d'Azur US English

A coastal area of southeastern France, along the Mediterranean Sea, roughly coterminous with the French Riviera. It includes the towns of Cannes, Saint Tropez, Juan-les-Pins, and Antibes and the city of Nice, as well as the principality of Monaco

coup d'état US English

Another term for coup111.

table d'hôte US English

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

James, P. D. US English

Baroness James of Holland Park (1920-), English detective novelist; full name Phyllis Dorothy James. Her novels feature the detective Adam Dalgliesh and include An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1972), A Certain Justice (1997), and Death in Holy Orders (2001)

Laing, R. D. US English

(1927–89), Scottish psychiatrist; full name Ronald David Laing. He was known for his controversial views on insanity and, in particular, on schizophrenia

langue d'oc US 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 US 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

jeu d'esprit US English

A lighthearted display of wit and cleverness, especially in a work of literature

objet d'art US English

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

oboe d'amore US 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

point d'appui US English

A support or prop; a strategic point

peau d'orange US English

A pitted or dimpled appearance of the skin, especially as characteristic of some cases of breast cancer or due to cellulite

raison d'état US English

A purely political reason for action on the part of a ruler or government, especially where a departure from openness, justice, or honesty is involved

raison d'être US English

The most important reason or purpose for someone or something’s existence


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