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English Dictionary: Din by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
din
n
  1. a loud harsh or strident noise [syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din]
  2. the act of making a noisy disturbance
    Synonym(s): commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult
v
  1. make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
    Synonym(s): boom, din
  2. instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned the lessons into his students"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Din \Din\, v. i.
      To sound with a din; a ding.
  
               The gay viol dinning in the dale.            --A. Seward.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Din \Din\, n. [AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS.
      dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or
      rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Cf.
      {Dun} to ask payment.]
      Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or
      clanging sound; clamor; roar.
  
               Think you a little din can daunt mine ears? --Shak.
  
               He knew the battle's din afar.               --Sir W.
                                                                              Scott.
  
               The dust and din and steam of town.         --Tennyson.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Din \Din\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.]
      1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with
            loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to
            din the ears with cries.
  
      2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding.
  
                     This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift.
  
      {To din into}, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and
            noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Do \Do\, v. t. [or] auxiliary. [imp. {Din}; p. p. {Done}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Doing}. This verb, when transitive, is formed in
      the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest ([?])
      or dost [?], he does ([?]), doeth ([?]), or doth ([?]); when
      auxiliary, the second person is, thou dost. As an independent
      verb, dost is obsolete or rare, except in poetry. [bd]What
      dost thou in this world?[b8] --Milton. The form doeth is a
      verb unlimited, doth, formerly so used, now being the
      auxiliary form. The second pers, sing., imperfect tense, is
      didst ([?]), formerly didest ([?]).] [AS. d[?]n; akin to D.
      doen, OS. duan, OHG. tuon, G. thun, Lith. deti, OSlav.
      d[?]ti, OIr. d[82]nim I do, Gr. [?] to put, Skr. dh[be], and
      to E. suffix -dom, and prob. to L. facere to do, E. fact, and
      perh. to L. -dere in some compounfds, as addere to add,
      credere to trust. [?][?][?] Cf. {Deed}, {Deem}, {Doom},
      {Fact}, {Creed}, {Theme}.]
      1. To place; to put. [Obs.] --Tale of a Usurer (about 1330).
  
      2. To cause; to make; -- with an infinitive. [Obs.]
  
                     My lord Abbot of Westminster did do shewe to me late
                     certain evidences.                              --W. Caxton.
  
                     I shall . . . your cloister do make.   --Piers
                                                                              Plowman.
  
                     A fatal plague which many did to die. --Spenser.
  
                     We do you to wit [i. e., We make you to know] of the
                     grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia.
                                                                              --2 Cor. viii.
                                                                              1.
  
      Note: We have lost the idiom shown by the citations (do used
               like the French faire or laisser), in which the verb in
               the infinitive apparently, but not really, has a
               passive signification, i. e., cause . . . to be made.
  
      3. To bring about; to produce, as an effect or result; to
            effect; to achieve.
  
                     The neglecting it may do much danger. --Shak.
  
                     He waved indifferently 'twixt doing them neither
                     good not harm.                                    --Shak.
  
      4. To perform, as an action; to execute; to transact to carry
            out in action; as, to do a good or a bad act; do our duty;
            to do what I can.
  
                     Six days shalt thou labor and do all thy work. --Ex.
                                                                              xx. 9.
  
                     We did not do these things.               --Ld. Lytton.
  
                     You can not do wrong without suffering wrong.
                                                                              --Emerson.
            Hence: To do homage, honor, favor, justice, etc., to
            render homage, honor, etc.
  
      5. To bring to an end by action; to perform completely; to
            finish; to accomplish; -- a sense conveyed by the
            construction, which is that of the past participle done.
            [bd]Ere summer half be done.[b8] [bd]I have done
            weeping.[b8] --Shak.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   DIN
  
      Deutsche Institut fuer Normung.   The German standardisation
      body, a member of {ISO}.
  
  
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