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dyne

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noun \ˈdīn\

Definition of dyne

  1. :  the unit of force in the centimeter-gram-second system equal to the force that would give a free mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second



Origin and Etymology of dyne

French, from Greek dynamis


First Known Use: circa 1873

Rhymes with dyne

bine, brine, chine, cline, dine, fine, Jain, line, Main, mine, nine, pine, Quine, Rhine, rind, shine, shrine, sign, spine, spline, stein, swine, syne, thine, tine, trine, twine, vine, whine, wine


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dyne

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noun \ˈdīn\

Medical Definition of dyne

  1. :  the unit of force in the cgs system equal to the force that would give a free mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second




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