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das

[das, dahs] /dæs, dɑs/
noun, plural dases, dasses.
1.
Origin
< Afrikaans; compare Dutch, Middle Dutch das badger, cognate with German Dachs; compare Norwegian svintoks

da

[dah] /dɑ/
adverb, noun, Russian.
1.
yes.

DA

[dee-ey] /ˈdiˈeɪ/
noun, plural DAs, DA's.
1.
a male hairstyle, especially of the 1950s, in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head.
Origin
euphemistic abbreviation of duck's ass
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British Dictionary definitions for das

DA

abbreviation
1.
(in the US) District Attorney
2.
Diploma of Art
3.
duck's arse (hairstyle)
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das in Medicine

DA or D.A.
abbr.
developmental age

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Slang definitions & phrases for das

DA

noun
  1. District Attorney (1920s+)
  2. A ducktail haircut (1951+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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das in Technology


Digital Analog Simulator.
Represents analog computer design.
(1994-11-08)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for das

DAS

  1. days at sea
  2. dual attachment station

da

Danish

DA

  1. delayed action
  2. Department of the Army
  3. deposit account
  4. dining area
  5. didn't answer
  6. Dissertation Abstracts
  7. district attorney
  8. Doctor of Arts
  9. doesn't answer
  10. don't answer
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