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Meanings of Dioptases:

noun

A rare mineral occurring as emerald green or blue-green crystals. it consists of a hydrated silicate of copper.

Usage examples:

For digital photography, solux bulbs are perfect, yielding accurate rendition of difficult-to-photo…

Diopter

daɪˈɒp.tər

Meanings of Diopter:

noun

A unit of refractive power, which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length (in metres) of a given lens.

Usage examples:

Vision corrected to within one dioptre of perfect sight

Diopters

daɪˈɒp.tər

Meanings of Diopters:

noun

A unit of refractive power, which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length (in metres) of a given lens.

Usage examples:

Vision corrected to within one dioptre of perfect sight

Dioptre

daɪˈɒp.tər

Meanings of Dioptre:

noun

A unit of refractive power, which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length (in metres) of a given lens.

Usage examples:

Vision corrected to within one dioptre of perfect sight

Meanings of Dioptres:

noun

A unit of refractive power, which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length (in metres) of a given lens.

Usage examples:

Vision corrected to within one dioptre of perfect sight

Dioptric

dʌɪˈɒptrɪk

Meanings of Dioptric:

adjective

Relating to the refraction of light, especially in the organs of sight or in devices which aid or improve the vision.

Usage examples:

The dioptric power of this liquid lens depends on the refractive indices of the materials and the r…

Dioptrics

dʌɪˈɒptrɪks

Meanings of Dioptrics:

plural noun

The branch of optics that deals with refraction.

Usage examples:

He was studying geometrical optics in the early 1650s, and began his own treatise on dioptrics at t…

Meanings of Diorama:

noun

A model representing a scene with three-dimensional figures, either in miniature or as a large-scale museum exhibit.

Usage examples:

The real wild animals hunted by roosevelt and others had to be killed before they could be reconstr…

Meanings of Dioramas:

noun

A model representing a scene with three-dimensional figures, either in miniature or as a large-scale museum exhibit.

Usage examples:

The real wild animals hunted by roosevelt and others had to be killed before they could be reconstr…

Diorite

ˈdʌɪərʌɪt

Meanings of Diorite:

noun

A speckled, coarse-grained igneous rock consisting essentially of plagioclase, feldspar, and hornblende or other mafic minerals.

Usage examples:

The thrust sheet overlying the delaney dome formation is composed of the basic ballyconneely amphib…

Meanings of Dioscuri:

proper noun

The twins castor and pollux, born to leda after her seduction by zeus. castor was mortal, but pollux was immortal; at pollux's request they shared his immortality between them, spending half their time below the earth in hades and the other half on olympus. they are often identified with the constellation gemini.

Meanings of Diotic:

adjective

Involving the simultaneous presentation of the same stimulus to each ear; (also) designating such a stimulus. also more generally: using both ears; binaural. compare "dichotic", monotic .

Dioxan

dʌɪˈɒkseɪn

Meanings of Dioxan:

noun

A colourless toxic liquid used as an organic solvent.

Usage examples:

In a manner similar to the uv-absorption, the excimer fluorescence emission of la [meso] in aqueous…

Dioxane

dʌɪˈɒkseɪn

Meanings of Dioxane:

noun

A colourless toxic liquid used as an organic solvent.

Usage examples:

In a manner similar to the uv-absorption, the excimer fluorescence emission of la [meso] in aqueous…

Dioxide

daɪˈɒk.saɪd

Meanings of Dioxide:

noun

An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in its molecule or empirical formula.

Usage examples:

The clay body is held together firmly by the collapsed molecules of aluminum dioxide and silicon ox…

Meanings of Dioxides:

noun

An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in its molecule or empirical formula.

Usage examples:

The clay body is held together firmly by the collapsed molecules of aluminum dioxide and silicon ox…

Dioxin

daɪˈɒk.sɪn

Meanings of Dioxin:

noun

A highly toxic compound produced as a by-product in some manufacturing processes, notably herbicide production and paper bleaching. it is a serious and persistent environmental pollutant.

Usage examples:

Activists also charge that inappropriate operation of incinerators creates not only air pollution b…

Meanings of Dip:

verb

Put or let something down quickly or briefly in or into (liquid).

Usage examples:

He dipped a brush in the paint
noun

A brief swim.

Usage examples:

They cooled off by taking a dip in the pool
abbreviation

Document image processing, a system for the digital storage and retrieval of documents as scanned images.

Meanings of Dip in:

phrasal verb

To put your hand into a container and take something out

Usage examples:

We all dipped into the box of chocolates., he dipped his hand in his pocket and took out a few coins.

Meanings of Dipeptid:

noun

A peptide composed of two amino-acid residues.

Usage examples:

These proteases are both endopeptidase and exopeptidase, and their combined action in the intestine…

Dipeptide

daɪˈpep.taɪd

Meanings of Dipeptide:

noun

A peptide composed of two amino-acid residues.

Usage examples:

These proteases are both endopeptidase and exopeptidase, and their combined action in the intestine…

Diphenhydramine

ˌdʌɪfɛnˈhʌɪdrəmiːn

Meanings of Diphenhydramine:

noun

An antihistamine compound used for the symptomatic relief of allergies.

Usage examples:

Take an antihistamine containing diphenhydramine (benadryl, tylenol severe allergy) or chlorphenira…

Diphenylamine

dʌɪˈfiːnʌɪləˌmiːn

Meanings of Diphenylamine:

noun

A synthetic crystalline compound with basic properties, used in making azo dyes and as an insecticide and larvicide.

Usage examples:

However, fluorescence has also been used to evaluate new storage practices, such as hydrocooling of…

Diphtheria

dɪfˈθɪərɪə

Meanings of Diphtheria:

noun

An acute and highly contagious bacterial disease causing inflammation of the mucous membranes, formation of a false membrane in the throat which hinders breathing and swallowing, and potentially fatal heart and nerve damage by a bacterial toxin in the blood. it is now rare in developed countries owing to immunization.

Usage examples:

Epidemics such as influenza, pneumonia, diphtheria, scarlet fever, and typhoid took a deadly toll.

Meanings of Diphtheric:

adjective

Diphtheritic.

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