d

169 ENTRIES FOUND:

1d

noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈdē\

: the fourth letter of the English alphabet

: a musical note or key referred to by the letter D : the second tone of a C-major scale

: a grade that is given to a student for doing poor work

plural d's or ds \ˈdēz\

Full Definition of D

1
a :  the 4th letter of the English alphabet
b :  a graphic representation of this letter
c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic d
2
:  five hundred — see number table
3
:  the second tone of a C-major scale
4
:  a graphic device for reproducing the letter d
5
:  one designated d especially as the fourth in order or class
6
a :  a grade rating a student's work as poor in quality
b :  one graded or rated with a D
7
:  something shaped like the letter D; specifically :  a semicircle on a pool table about 23 inches in diameter for use especially in snooker
8
capitalized
a :  defense 2b <play tough D>
b :  defense 4b

Examples of D

  1. Many people who are learning to read confuse b's and d's.
  2. names that start with d
  3. The song is in the key of D.
  4. She got a D on her chemistry test.

First Known Use of D

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

Rhymes with D

2d

abbreviation

Definition of D

1
date
2
daughter
3
day
4
dead; deceased
5
deci-
6
degree
7
[Latin denarius, denarii] penny; pence
8
depart; departure
9
diameter
10
differential
11
dimensional
12
distance
13
dorsal
14
drive; driving

1D

abbreviation

Definition of D

1
Democrat
2
derivative
3
Dutch

2D

symbol

Definition of D

deuterium

d

abbreviation    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of D

1
dalton
2
date
3
daughter
4
day
5
dead
6
deceased
7
deciduous
8
degree
9
density
10
developed
11
deviation
12
dexter
13
diameter
14
died
15
diopter
16
disease
17
divorced
18
dorsal
19
dose
20
duration

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