Di

Di
abbr. Brit. Defence Intelligence.

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symbol
didymium

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di1
/dee/, prep.
from; of: used in Italian personal names, originally to indicate place of origin: Conte di Savòia.
Also, Di.
[ < It < L de]
di2
/dee/, n. Music.
a tone in the ascending chromatic scale between do and re.
[perh. alter. of DO2]

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abbrev
1. Defence Intelligence
2. Detective Inspector
3. Diabetes insipidus
4. Donor insemination (see under ↑donation)

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DI UK [ˌdiː ˈaɪ] US [ˌdi ˈaɪ] noun [countable] [singular DI plural DIs]
Detective Inspector: a police officer of middle rank in the British police force

DI Taylor

Thesaurus: police officershyponym

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di «dee», noun.
a tone of the musical scale between do and re.
[variant of do2]
di.,
diameter.
di-1,
prefix.
1. a) twice; double; twofold, as in dicotyledon. b) two; having two, as in digraph.
2. containing two atoms, radicals, or the like, of the substance specified, as in dioxide. Also, dis- before s.
[< Greek dís twice]
di-2,
prefix. the form of dis-2 (Cf.dis-) before b, d, l, m, n, r, s, v, and sometimes before g and j, as in direct, digress.
di-3,
prefix. the form of dia- (Cf.dia-) before vowels, as in diorama.
Di (no period),
Chemistry. didymium.
DI (no periods) or D.I.,
1. disability insurance.
2. discomfort index.
3. drill instructor (in the U.S. Marine Corps).

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abbr. drill instructor

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DI [DI] [ˌdiː ˈaɪ] [ˌdiː ˈaɪ] abbreviation
Detective Inspector (a British police officer of middle rank)

DI Ross


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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