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Dr

Chiefly British.

dr

1.
2.
dram; drams.

Dr.

2.
Drive (used in street names).

dr.

3.
drachma; drachmas.
4.
dram; drams.
6.

D.R.

1.
Daughters of the (American) revolution.
2.
Navigation, dead reckoning.
3.
Dutch Reformed.
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World English Dictionary
dr
 
abbreviation for
1.  debtor
2.  Also: dr. dram
3.  drawer

Dr
 
abbreviation for
1.  Doctor
2.  (in street names) Drive

DR
 
abbreviation for
dry riser

dr.
 
abbreviation for
1.  debit
2.  Also: dr dram
3.  (the former) drachma

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Medical Dictionary

dr abbr.
dram

DR abbr.
reaction of degeneration

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
DR
  1. dead reckoning

  2. dining room

dr.
  1. debtor

  2. door

  3. dram

Dr.
  1. Doctor

  2. drive

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dr

unit of weight in the apothecaries' and avoirdupois systems. An apothecaries' dram contains 3 scruples (3.888 grams) of 20 grains each and is equal to one-eighth apothecaries' ounce of 480 grains. The avoirdupois dram contains 27.344 grains (1.772 grams) and is equal to one-sixteenth avoirdupois ounce of 437 12 grains. The term also refers to the fluid dram, a measure of capacity equal to one-eighth fluid ounce.

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