dl

abbreviation (1)

Definition of dl 

(Entry 1 of 3)

deciliter

DL

abbreviation (2)

Definition of DL (Entry 2 of 3)

disabled list

dl-

prefix
\(ˌ)dē-ˈel, ˈdē-ˌ\

Definition of dl- (Entry 3 of 3)

1 or less commonly d,l- : consisting of equal amounts of the dextrorotatory and levorotatory forms of a specified compound dl-tartaric acid

2 : consisting of equal amounts of the d- and l- forms of a specified compound dl- fructose

Examples of dl in a Sentence

Abbreviation (2)

He was put on the DL for the remainder of the season.

Learn More about dl

Dictionary Entries near dl

DKr

dks

dkt

dl

DL

dl-

D layer

Statistics for dl

Look-up Popularity

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for dl

Medical Definition of dl 

(Entry 1 of 3)

deciliter

dl-

prefix

Medical Definition of dl- (Entry 2 of 3)

1 also d,l- : consisting of equal amounts of the dextrorotatory and levorotatory forms of a specified compound usually printed in italic dl-tartaric acid — compare racemic

2 : consisting of equal amounts of the D- and L- forms of a specified compound usually printed as small capitals DL-fructose — compare racemic

Medical Definition of DL (Entry 3 of 3)

danger list

Comments on dl

What made you want to look up dl? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!