din

1 [din]
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:
before 900; Middle English din(e) (noun), Old English dyne, dynn; cognate with Old Norse dynr ‘noise’, Old High German tuni, Sanskrit dhuni ‘roaring’


1. uproar. See noise.
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din

2 [din, deen]
noun (used with a plural verb) Islam.
religion, especially the religious observances of a Muslim.
Also, deen [deen] .


Origin:
< Arabic dīn ‘religion’ < Persian dēn

DIN

Photography.
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.

(in Serbia and Macedonia) dinar; dinars.
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din1 (dɪn)
 
n
1.  a loud discordant confused noise
 
vb (usually foll by into) , dins, dinning, dinned
2.  to instil (into a person) by constant repetition
3.  (tr) to subject to a din
4.  (intr) to make a din
 
[Old English dynn; compare Old Norse dynr, Old High German tuni]

din2 (dɪn)
 
n
1.  a particular religious law; the halacha about something
2.  the ruling of a Beth Din or religious court
 
[from Hebrew, literally: judgment]

din3 (diːn)
 
n
Islam religion in general, esp the beliefs and obligations of Islam
 
[Arabic, related to dain debt]

DIN (dɪn)
 
n
1.  Compare ISO rating 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
2.  a system of standard plugs, sockets, and cables formerly used for interconnecting domestic audio and video equipment
 
[C20: from German D(eutsche) I(ndustrie) N(orm) German Industry Standard]

Din.
 
abbreviation for
dinar

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Word Origin & History

din
O.E. dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from P.Gmc. *duniz, from PIE base *dhun- "loud noise" (cf. Skt. dhuni "roaring, a torrent").
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DIN definition


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

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
din
dining room
Din
dinar
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Example sentences
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.
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