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AcronymDefinition
DDay
DDaily
D500 (Roman numeral)
DDigital
DDivision
DDepth
DDenver, Colorado (mint mark)
DBattery Size
DDemocrat
DDecimal
DCalciferol (vitamin)
DBelow Average grade
DDenarius/Penny (nail size)
DDate
DData
DDrive
DDisplay
DDistance
DDirector (Drone Control; US military aircraft designation; as in D-21)
DDead
DDrive (automatic transmissions)
DDegree
DDutch
DDaughter
DDeutschland (Germany) (International Auto Identification)
DDraw (a tie; sports)
DDallas, TX, USA
DDiscuss
DDevice
DDistance Vision
DDelta
DDiablo (roleplaying game)
DDefense
DDedicated (Channel)
DDiesel
DDrum
DDelay
DDublin (car registration identification)
DDiversity
DDuty Factor
DDepot
DDeparture
DPenny (old British penny)
DDiamonds (playing cards)
DDemonstration
DDuke (British title of nobility)
DDiameter
DDensity
DDragon (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
DDatum
DDesperados (game)
DDrain (transistor; electronics)
DDimensional
DDaytime (broadcasting operating schedule)
DDigit
DDoctrine
DDeed (real estate)
DDeaf (member of the Deaf Community who shares a sense of Deaf Culture)
DDrag Force (aerodynamic equations)
DDiarrhea
DDüsseldorf (Germany)
DDifferential
DDirecting
DDerivative
DDeceased
DDummy
DDetective (NSW, Australia)
DDetective (police)
dDeaf (person who can not hear but is not part of the Deaf Community)
DDependency
DDiners Club (credit card)
DDisconnect
DDoubtful (player's likelihood of participating)
DDinar
DDiode
DAbsorbed Dose
DDominion Resources Inc (stock symbol)
DDiffusion Coefficient
DTenacious D (band)
DDenominator
DTunisian Dinar (unit of currency)
DDorsal
DDielectric
DDefenseman (hockey)
DDeci- (metric prefix, 1/10)
DDiastolic (blood pressure)
DDecedent (IRB)
DDecrement
DAspartic Acid (amino acid)
DDeuterium
DDahlonega, Georgia (mint mark, 1838-61)
DDiopter (unit of optical power)
DDiamox (medicine)
DDiaphragmatic
DDelete(d) (action code)
DDenarius (Roman Coin)
DDebye (unit of dipole moment)
DDerated
DDegaussing
DDoubleword
DDie/Dice (role play reference)
DDextrorotary (clockwise optical rotaton)
dsurface drift (US DoD)
DDrift distance
DPneumatic Post (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
DDocumentary Division
DD Sub-Shell (third outer subshell of an electron shell)
DDistrict spare (Stores 100 code)
DFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Ohio (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
DCohen's Measure of Effect Size (statistics; usually expressed as italic d)
DDeutschverzeichnis (Works of Schubert by Otto Erich Deutsch)
Dtotal drift, data (US DoD)
DUndenominated United States Stamp (22 cents, introduced 17 Nov 1985)
DTotal Outside Dose (radiation)
References in classic literature ?
The wolf did not want to be asked twice; so that very night he went to the house and crawled through the drain into the kitchen, and then into the pantry, and ate and drank there to his heart's content.
Never was more heroic remedy; it seemed a form of lingering suicide; but by degrees some slight improvement became apparent, and at length the sufferer was able to sit upright, and to drain his glass with a sigh of rare relief.
And I won't say I haven't used the old drain once or twice after the fashion of my rude forefathers; but never was it such a godsend as it's been this time.
About his feet is spread the remnant of a city that once had a population of four million souls; and among its massed edifices stand the ruins of temples, columns, and triumphal arches that knew the Caesars, and the noonday of Roman splendor; and close by them, in unimpaired strength, is a drain of arched and heavy masonry that belonged to that older city which stood here before Romulus and Remus were born or Rome thought of.
Then, while Ferguson and Kennedy lay there motionless, the resistless longing came over him to drain the last few drops of water that had been kept in reserve.
He was always a man of iron nerve, and the story is still told in India how he crawled down a drain after a wounded man-eating tiger.
By a word she might plunge these two mighty nations into a bloody conflict that would drain them of their bravest blood and their incalculable riches, leaving them all helpless against the inroads of their envious and less powerful neighbors, and at last a prey to the savage green hordes of the dead sea-bottoms.
I should like to take a great deal of land, and drain it, and make a little colony, where everybody should work, and all the work should be done well.
To imagine that a drain like that would have any effect at all, save to put life into a man
The creeks that drain that side the Klondike watershed are just as likely to have gold as the creeks that drain this side.
The thirsty father was at the upper end of the fields, where they were making a drain.
A well-known horticulturist relates that one entered an old drain pipe and followed it until it came to a break, where a section of the pipe had been removed to make way for a stone wall that had been built across its course.