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decametric Tweet Definition of decametric Like Definition of decametric on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of, relating to, or measured using a decameter / decametre; especially of electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength between one and ten decameters.
decode Tweet Definition of decode Like Definition of decode on Facebook
verb (decod, ing)
  1. To convert from an encrypted form to plain text.
The cryptographer decoded the secret message and sent the result to the officer.
  1. To figure out something difficult to interpret.
I finally managed to the nearly illegible doctor's prescription.
decoder Tweet Definition of decoder Like Definition of decoder on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who decodes secret messages
  2. A device that decodes a scrambled electronic signal e.g. of a satellite television signal
definition Tweet Definition of definition Like Definition of definition on Facebook
noun
  1. A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol (dictionary definitions).
  2. A statement expressing the essential nature of something.
  3. The action or process of defining.
  4. The act of defining; determination of the limits.
  5. A product of defining.
  6. The action or power of describing, explaining, or making definite and clear.
Her comic genius is beyond .
  1. Clarity of visual presentation, distinctness of outline or detail.
The of a telescope.
Improve the of an image.
  1. Clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction.
  2. Sharp demarcation of outlines or limits.
A jacket with distinct waist .
  1. (bodybuilding) The degree to which individual muscles are distinct on the body.
dekametric Tweet Definition of dekametric Like Definition of dekametric on Facebook
adjective
  1. decametric
dial Tweet Definition of dial Like Definition of dial on Facebook
noun
  1. A graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves to show a measurement (such as speed).
  2. A clock face.
  3. A sundial.
  4. A panel on a radio etc showing wavelengths or channels; a knob that is turned to change the wavelength etc.
  5. A disk with finger holes on a telephone; used to select the number to be called.
verb
  1. (transitive) To measure or indicate something with a dial.
  2. (transitive) To control or select something with a dial
  3. (transitive) To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone.
  4. (intransitive) To use a dial or a telephone.
dipole Tweet Definition of dipole Like Definition of dipole on Facebook
noun
  1. (physics) any object (such as a magnet, polar molecule or antenna), that is oppositely charged at two points (or poles)
Dx Tweet Definition of Dx Like Definition of Dx on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. diagnosis
  2. (mathematics) differential

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