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Dihydric

dʌɪˈhʌɪdrɪk

Meanings of Dihydric:

adjective

(of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups.

Usage examples:

Polyurethanes are created from dihydric alcohols and diisocyanate monomers.

Dihydroxyacetone

ˌdʌɪhʌɪdrɒksɪˈasɪtəʊn

Meanings of Dihydroxyacetone:

noun

A synthetic compound with strong reducing properties, used in lotions for colouring the skin in sunlight.

Usage examples:

Artificial tanning products use chemicals such as dihydroxyacetone that react with proteins in the …

Dikdik

ˈdɪkdɪk

Meanings of Dikdik:

noun

A dwarf antelope found on the dry savannah of africa, the female of which is larger than the male.

Usage examples:

These species, all of which are under threat due to illegal harvesting, included grants gazelle, th…

Dikdiks

ˈdɪkdɪk

Meanings of Dikdiks:

noun

A dwarf antelope found on the dry savannah of africa, the female of which is larger than the male.

Usage examples:

These species, all of which are under threat due to illegal harvesting, included grants gazelle, th…

Dike

daɪk

Meanings of Dike:

noun

Variant spelling of dyke1.

verb

A long wall or embankment built to prevent flooding from the sea.

Diked

dʌɪk

Meanings of Diked:

verb

Provide (land) with a wall or embankment to prevent flooding.

Usage examples:

They dyked the marshland along the rivers to provide pasture in summer

Dikes

daɪk

Meanings of Dikes:

noun

Variant spelling of dyke2.

verb

A long wall or embankment built to prevent flooding from the sea.

Diking

dʌɪk

Meanings of Diking:

verb

Provide (land) with a wall or embankment to prevent flooding.

Usage examples:

They dyked the marshland along the rivers to provide pasture in summer

Dikkop

ˈdɪkəp

Meanings of Dikkop:

noun

A stone curlew.

Usage examples:

Water dikkops, nocturnal plovers and several species of kingfisher and bee-eaters have been sighted…

Diktat

ˈdɪk.tæt

Meanings of Diktat:

noun

An order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent.

Usage examples:

A diktat from the bundestag

Diktats

ˈdɪk.tæt

Meanings of Diktats:

noun

An order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent.

Usage examples:

A diktat from the bundestag

Meanings of Dil:

abbreviation

Dual in-line (package).

noun

A person's daughter-in-law.

Usage examples:

My son and dil are both primary school teachers

Dilantin

dʌɪˈlantɪn

Meanings of Dilantin:

noun

Proprietary term for phenytoin.

Dilapidate

dɪˈlapɪdeɪt

Meanings of Dilapidate:

verb

Cause (something) to fall into disrepair or ruin.

Usage examples:

A ruined chappell, built by the spaniard, and dilapidated by the dutch

Dilapidated

dɪˈlæp.ɪ.deɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Dilapidated:

adjective

(of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.

Usage examples:

Old, dilapidated buildings
verb

Cause (something) to fall into disrepair or ruin.

Usage examples:

A ruined chappell, built by the spaniard, and dilapidated by the dutch

Meanings of Dilapidating:

verb

Cause (something) to fall into disrepair or ruin.

Usage examples:

A ruined chappell, built by the spaniard, and dilapidated by the dutch

Dilapidation

dɪˌlæp.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Dilapidation:

noun

The state or process of falling into decay or being in disrepair.

Usage examples:

The mill was in a state of dilapidation

Meanings of Dilatancy:

noun

The phenomenon exhibited by some fluids, sols, and gels in which they become more viscous or solid under pressure.

Usage examples:

Grain-scale brittle dilatancy would increase permeability, readily promoting the influx of co2-rich…

Meanings of Dilatation:

noun

The action of dilating a vessel or opening or the process of becoming dilated.

Usage examples:

Interventional paediatric cardiology mainly involves dilatation of stenotic vessels or valves and o…

Dilatations

ˌdʌɪleɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Dilatations:

noun

The action of dilating a vessel or opening or the process of becoming dilated.

Usage examples:

Interventional paediatric cardiology mainly involves dilatation of stenotic vessels or valves and o…

Meanings of Dilate:

verb

Make or become wider, larger, or more open.

Usage examples:

Her eyes dilated with horror

Dilated

daɪˈleɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Dilated:

verb

Make or become wider, larger, or more open.

Usage examples:

Her eyes dilated with horror
adjective

Wider or further open than usual

Usage examples:

Dilated pupils

Dilates

daɪˈleɪt

Meanings of Dilates:

verb

Make or become wider, larger, or more open.

Usage examples:

Her eyes dilated with horror

Dilating

daɪˈleɪt

Meanings of Dilating:

verb

Make or become wider, larger, or more open.

Usage examples:

Her eyes dilated with horror

Dilation

daɪˈleɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Dilation:

noun

The action or condition of becoming or being made wider, larger, or more open.

Usage examples:

Nitric oxide causes dilation of the blood vessels

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