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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

Meanings of Dilator:

noun

A thing that dilates something.

Usage examples:

However, the majority of bed partners reported a mild reduction in snoring when their spouse used t…

Dilators

dʌɪˈleɪtə

Meanings of Dilators:

noun

A thing that dilates something.

Usage examples:

However, the majority of bed partners reported a mild reduction in snoring when their spouse used t…

Dilatory

ˈdɪl.ə.tər.i

Meanings of Dilatory:

adjective

Slow to act.

Usage examples:

He had been dilatory in appointing a solicitor

Dildo

ˈdɪl.dəʊ

Meanings of Dildo:

noun

An object shaped like an erect penis used for sexual stimulation.

Dildoes

ˈdɪldəʊ

Meanings of Dildoes:

noun

An object shaped like an erect penis used for sexual stimulation.

Dildos

ˈdɪl.dəʊ

Meanings of Dildos:

noun

An object shaped like an erect penis used for sexual stimulation.

Dilemma

daɪˈlem.ə

Meanings of Dilemma:

noun

A situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.

Usage examples:

He wants to make money, but he also disapproves of it: den's dilemma in a nutshell

State of uncertainty in a choice between unfavorable options

Meanings of Dilemmas:

noun

A situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.

Usage examples:

He wants to make money, but he also disapproves of it: den's dilemma in a nutshell

Dilettante

ˌdɪl.əˈtæn.ti

Meanings of Dilettante:

noun

A person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.

Usage examples:

A wealthy literary dilettante

Dilettantes

ˌdɪl.əˈtæn.ti

Meanings of Dilettantes:

noun

A person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.

Usage examples:

A wealthy literary dilettante

Dilettanti

ˌdɪlɪˈtanteɪ

Meanings of Dilettanti:

noun

A person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.

Usage examples:

A wealthy literary dilettante

Plural of dilettante usually disapproving

Diligence

ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒəns

Meanings of Diligence:

noun

Careful and persistent work or effort.

Usage examples:

Few party members challenge his diligence as an mp

Diligences

ˈdɪlɪdʒ(ə)ns

Meanings of Diligences:

noun

A public stagecoach.

Usage examples:

We caught the diligence to boulogne

Diligent

ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒənt

Meanings of Diligent:

adjective

Having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.

Usage examples:

After diligent searching, he found a parcel

Meanings of Diligently:

adverb

In a way that shows care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.

Usage examples:

He spends his nights diligently working on his dissertation

Meanings of Dill:

noun

An aromatic annual herb of the parsley family, with fine blue-green leaves and yellow flowers. the leaves or seeds are used for flavouring and for medicinal purposes.

Usage examples:

Cool-season herbs including dill, fennel, parsley, cilantro, oregano, arugula, thyme and savory als…

Dillier

ˈdɪli

Meanings of Dillier:

adjective

Odd; foolish.

Usage examples:

She'll get it dirty, get it trodden on, silly, dilly girl.
noun

An excellent example of a particular type of person or thing.

Usage examples:

That's a dilly of a breakfast recipe

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