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[din] /dɪn/
noun
1.
a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor.
verb (used with object), dinned, dinning.
2.
to assail with din.
3.
to sound or utter with clamor or persistent repetition.
verb (used without object), dinned, dinning.
4.
to make a din.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English din(e) (noun), Old English dyne, dynn; cognate with Old Norse dynr ‘noise’, Old High German tuni, Sanskrit dhuni ‘roaring’
Synonyms
1. uproar. See noise.

din2

[din, deen] /dɪn, din/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Islam.
1.
religion, especially the religious observances of a Muslim.
Also, deen
[deen] /din/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
< Arabic dīn ‘religion’ < Persian dēn

DIN

Photography
1.
a designation, originating in Germany, of the speed of a particular film emulsion.
Origin
< German D(eutsche) I(ndustrie) N(ormen) ‘German industrial standards’ (later construed as Das ist Norm ‘that is (the) standard’), registered mark of the German Institute for Standardization

Din.

1.
(in Serbia and Macedonia) dinar; dinars.
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Examples from the web for din
  • Humans are programed to hear words in their own language and see faces in a din or noise and camouflage.
  • He is raising a din of clanking pots and clumsy feet, so loud you figure he must be doing it on purpose.
  • The din didn't change the course of the match.
  • The din was sometimes worse on the platforms, topping out at 102 decibels.
  • In this earsplitting din of pop-music, patrons drank more in less time.
  • Engines are so loud, and it's a constant din.
  • Imagine listening to people speak through the din of a seashell's roar.
  • Noise-canceling headphones reduce the din without shattering your eardrums.
  • Through the din of the celebration, five words were just barely audible.
  • During the din of their playtimes I always stop working to have a cup of tea.
British Dictionary definitions for din

din1

/dɪn/
noun
1.
a loud discordant confused noise
verb dins, dinning, dinned
2.
(transitive) usually foll by into. to instil (into a person) by constant repetition
3.
(transitive) to subject to a din
4.
(intransitive) to make a din
Word Origin
Old English dynn; compare Old Norse dynr, Old High German tuni

din2

/dɪn/
noun (Judaism)
1.
a particular religious law; the halacha about something
2.
the ruling of a Beth Din or religious court
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: judgment

din3

/diːn/
noun
1.
(Islam) religion in general, esp the beliefs and obligations of Islam
Word Origin
Arabic, related to dain debt

DIN

/dɪn/
noun
1.
a formerly used logarithmic expression of the speed of a photographic film, plate, etc, given as –10log10E, where E is the exposure of a point 0.1 density units above the fog level; high-speed films have high numbers Compare ISO rating
2.
a system of standard plugs, sockets, and cables formerly used for interconnecting domestic audio and video equipment
Word Origin
C20: from German D(eutsche) I(ndustrie) N(orm) German Industry Standard

Din.

abbreviation
1.
dinar
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Word Origin and History for din
n.

Old English dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (cf. Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low German don "noise"), from PIE root *dwen- "to make noise" (cf. Sanskrit dhuni "roaring, a torrent").

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din in Technology


Deutsche Institut fuer Normung. The German standardisation body, a member of ISO.

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Related Abbreviations for din

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