dinned

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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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]

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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
dining room
Din
dinar
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