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DR

1.
Real Estate. dining room.

Dr

Chiefly British
1.

dr

1.
door.
2.
dram; drams.

Dr.

1.
2.
Drive (used in street names).

dr.

1.
2.
3.
drachma; drachmas.
4.
dram; drams.
5.
6.
drum.

D.R.

1.
Daughters of the (American) Revolution.
2.
Navigation, dead reckoning.
3.
Dutch Reformed.
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British Dictionary definitions for DR

dr

abbreviation
1.
debtor
2.
Also dr.. dram
3.
drawer

Dr

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

DR

abbreviation
1.
dry riser

dr.

abbreviation
1.
debit
2.
Also dr. dram
3.
(the former) drachma
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DR in Medicine

dr abbr.
dram

DR abbr.
reaction of degeneration

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Related Abbreviations for DR

DR

  1. dead reckoning
  2. dining room

dr.

  1. debtor
  2. door
  3. dram

Dr.

  1. Doctor
  2. drive
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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Encyclopedia Article for DR

dram

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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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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