All Words Glossary

Glossary of High Fidelity - Sound Systems Terms
beginning with letter D
Browse the High Fidelity - Sound Systems Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

deck Tweet Definition of deck Like Definition of deck on Facebook
noun 
  1. The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
  2. A balcony.
  3. A porch.
  4. The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
  5. The roof of a passenger car.
  6. A pack or set of playing cards.
  7. A heap or store.
  8. (slang) Cool, fresh.
  9. Presentation Slides (ie. MS Powerpoint or Apple Keynote)
verb 
  1. To cover; to overspread.
  2. To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
  3. To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  4. (slang) to knock someone to the floor with a single punch
     
disk Tweet Definition of disk Like Definition of disk on Facebook
noun 
  1. A thin, flat, circular plate or similar object.
A coin is a of metal.
  1. (figurative) Something resembling a disk.
Venus' cut off light from the Sun.
  1. (dated) A vinyl phonograph / gramophone record.
Turn the over, after it has finished.
  1. (computing) A floppy disk - removable magnetic medium or a hard disk - fixed, persistent digital storage.
He still uses floppy disks from 1979.
  1. (computing, nonstandard) A disc - either a CD-ROM, an audio CD, a DVD or similar removable storage medium.
She burned some disks yesterday to back up her computer.
     
dropout Tweet Definition of dropout Like Definition of dropout on Facebook
noun , or drop-out
  1. Someone who has left an educational institution without completing the course
The politicians of the world are mere political university dropouts.
     
dub Tweet Definition of dub Like Definition of dub on Facebook
noun 
  1. (obsolete) A blow.
= verb (dub, b, ing)
  1. (transitive) To confer knighthood; the conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword.
  2. Hence, to name, to entitle, to call.
A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. Pope.
     
dynamic headroom Tweet Definition of dynamic headroom Like Definition of dynamic headroom on Facebook
noun 
  1. (electronics) the ability of an amplifier to handle strong signals (or loud sounds) free from distortion
     

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.