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English Dictionary: D by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
d
adj
  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units
    Synonym(s): five hundred, 500, d
n
  1. a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets [syn: {vitamin D}, calciferol, viosterol, ergocalciferol, cholecalciferol, D]
  2. the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
    Synonym(s): five hundred, 500, D
  3. the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
    Synonym(s): D, d
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mute \Mute\, n.
      1. One who does not speak, whether from physical inability,
            unwillingness, or other cause. Specifically:
            (a) One who, from deafness, either congenital or from
                  early life, is unable to use articulate language; a
                  deaf-mute.
            (b) A person employed by undertakers at a funeral.
            (c) A person whose part in a play does not require him to
                  speak.
            (d) Among the Turks, an officer or attendant who is
                  selected for his place because he can not speak.
  
      2. (Phon.) A letter which represents no sound; a silent
            letter; also, a close articulation; an element of speech
            formed by a position of the mouth organs which stops the
            passage of the breath; as, {p}, {b}, {d}, {k}, {t}.
  
      3. (Mus.) A little utensil made of brass, ivory, or other
            material, so formed that it can be fixed in an erect
            position on the bridge of a violin, or similar instrument,
            in order to deaden or soften the tone.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   D \D\ (d[emac])
      1. The fourth letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal
            consonant. The English letter is from Latin, which is from
            Greek, which took it from Ph[oe]nician, the probable
            ultimate origin being Egyptian. It is related most nearly
            to t and th; as, Eng. deep, G. tief; Eng. daughter, G.
            tochter, Gr. qyga`thr, Skr. duhitr. See Guide to
            Pronunciation, [root]178, 179, 229.
  
      2. (Mus.) The nominal of the second tone in the model major
            scale (that in C), or of the fourth tone in the relative
            minor scale of C (that in A minor), or of the key tone in
            the relative minor of F.
  
      3. As a numeral D stands for 500. in this use it is not the
            initial of any word, or even strictly a letter, but one
            half of the sign [?] (or [?] ) the original Tuscan numeral
            for 1000.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   D
  
      1. "The Data Language."   {MS-DOS} 4GL.
  
      2. A {Haskell}-like language, with {type class}es.
  
      E-mail: .
  
  
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