English dictionary


dyad |ˈdaɪæd| — two items of the same kind

dyadic |ˈdaɪæd| — of or relating to a dyad or based on two

dye |daɪ| — a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

dye-house |ˈdaɪhaʊs| — Alternative form of dyehouse.

dye-works |ˈdaɪ wɜːks| — a workshop where dyeing is done

dyed |ˈdaɪd| — (used of color) artificially produced; not natural

dyed-in-the-wool |ˈdɑɪdɪnðəˈwʊl| — (of textiles) Dyed before being formed into cloth.

dyeing |ˈdaɪɪŋ| — the use of dye to change the color of something permanently

dyer |ˈdaɪər| — someone whose job is to dye cloth

dyestuff |ˈdaɪˌstəf| — a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

dyewood  — any wood from which dye is obtained

dying |ˈdaɪɪŋ| — the time when something ends

dyke |daɪk| — (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

dynamic |daɪˈnæmɪk| — an efficient incentive

dynamical |daɪˈnæmɪkəl| — characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality

dynamically |daɪˈnæmɪklɪ| — in a forceful dynamic manner

dynamics |daɪˈnæmɪks| — the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies

dynamism |ˈdaɪnəmɪzəm| — any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the universe in terms of some immanent force or energy

dynamite |ˈdaɪnəmaɪt| — an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp

dynamiter |ˈdaɪnəˌmaɪtər| — a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause

dynamo |ˈdaɪnəməʊ| — generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature

dynamometer |ˌdaɪnəˈmɑːmɪtər| — measuring instrument designed to measure power

dynast |ˈdɪnəst| — a hereditary ruler

dynastic |daɪˈnæstɪk| — of or relating to or characteristic of a dynasty

dynasty |ˈdaɪnəstɪ| — a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

dyne |daɪn| — a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

dysenteric |ˌdɪsnˈterɪk| — Of, relating, or pertaining to dysentery

dysentery |ˈdɪsənterɪ| — an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea

dysfunction |dɪsˈfʌŋkʃn| — (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group

dysfunctional |dɪsˈfʌŋkʃənl| — impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ

dyslexia |dɪsˈleksɪə| — impaired ability to learn to read

dyslogistic |ˌdɪsləˈdʒɪstɪk| — expressing disapproval

dyspepsia |dɪsˈpepʃə| — a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea

dyspeptic |dɪsˈpeptɪk| — a person suffering from indigestion

dysphagia |dɪsˈfeɪdʒɪə| — condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

dysplasia |ˌdɪˈspleɪʒə| — abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

dyspnea |dɪspˈniːə| — difficult or labored respiration

dyspnoea |dɪspˈniːə| — difficult or labored respiration

dysprosium |dɪsˈprəʊzɪəm| — a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic

dystrophy |ˈdɪstrəfɪ| — any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles

dysury  — Archaic form of dysuria.

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