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\
a : the 4th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic d
: the second tone of a C-major scale
: a graphic device for reproducing the letter d
: one designated d especially as the fourth in order or class
a : a grade rating a student's work as poor in quality
b : one graded or rated with a D
: something shaped like the letter D; specifically : a semicircle on a pool table about 23 inches in diameter for use especially in snooker
Examples of D
- Many people who are learning to read confuse b's and d's.
- names that start with d
- The song is in the key of D.
- She got a D on her chemistry test.
First Known Use of D
before 12th century
Rhymes with D
[Latin denarius, denarii] penny; pence
d abbreviation (Medical Dictionary)
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