din

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v din instill (into a person) by constant repetition "he dinned the lessons into his students"
    • v din make a resonant sound, like artillery "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
    • n din the act of making a noisy disturbance
    • n din a loud harsh or strident noise
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Din dĭn Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar. "Think you a little din can daunt mine ears?""He knew the battle's din afar.""The dust and din and steam of town."
    • v. i Din To sound with a din; a ding. "The gay viol dinning in the dale."
    • Din 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.
    • Din To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding. "This hath been often dinned in my ears."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n din A loud noise of some duration; particularly, a rattling, clattering, or resonant sound, long continued: as, the din of arms.
    • din To strike with continued or confused noise; vex with noise; harass with clamor or persistent protestations.
    • din To press or force with clamor or with persistent repetition: as, to din one's complaints into everybody's ears.
    • din To make a noise or clamor.
    • n din A judgment.
    • n din A law suit; a plea or cause.
    • n din A law or precept. There are four rabbinical codes containing all the dinim (precepts), ecclesiastical and secular, by which every dayan, or judge, is guided.
    • n din See pahad.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Din din a loud continued noise
    • v.t Din to assail (the ears) with noise: to annoy with clamour: to obtrude noisily (as to din one's complaints into their ears):—pr.p. din′ning; pa.p. dinned
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Quotations

  • Lewis Carroll
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    “And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.”
  • Edward Hoagland
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    “True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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

Usage

In literature:

When speaking one day to Kummer-u-din, who was then vizier, he demanded how many ladies he had?
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
This advice he dinned into my ears continually, but for a long time, I was not bold enough to put it into practice.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
It checked and settled with a terrific flapping and an even more terrific din.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Din Driscoll objected to the brevity, but that could hardly be altered for his sake.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
In the din he leaned over and piped.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
At the same time the din grew louder, and she became conscious of vague forms and fields of whiteness.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
There was a din of screams and shouts, for half the men were struggling to get out of the hall and the rest were rushing to get at Cathbarr.
"Nuala O'Malley" by H. Bedford-Jones
Masses of water were hurled down from the neighbouring glaciers with thundering din.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
The decks, that so late had been quiet as the air about us, resounded to the din of sudden action!
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Davia watched him while she listened to the din of the forest world.
"In the Brooding Wild" by Ridgwell Cullum
And now the bellowing voice of Baldy Hutchinson made itself heard above the din.
"A Prince of Good Fellows" by Robert Barr
But they kept whirling round maddeningly in my half delirious brain, while the din still raged without, though it seemed to be abating.
"The Red Symbol" by John Ironside
The language of South Italy rings out in the din and clatter.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
This din of cats would spoil any man's eye.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
He was an experienced soldier of good family, whose name was Anwar-ud-din.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
And all the while that thundering din resounded.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
An axe struck sharply against a bamboo and a pick dinned resoundingly in the hard earth.
"The Utah Batteries: A History" by Charles R. Mabey
I am sick and sorry of hearing it talked of, din, din, din, bother, bother, bother, every day, and all day long.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
From the throngs behind him came a clash and din of arms.
"Regina or the Sins of the Fathers" by Hermann Sudermann
They had by this time got accustomed to the din of the machinery, and were able to work in comfort.
"Sturdy and Strong" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

"Hater of din and riot
He lived in days unquiet;
And, lover of all beauty,
Trod the hard ways of duty.
"An Autograph" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Let Dolly and your pen alone,
Or else you 'll make a din;
For noisome tallow's ever known
To keep the candle in.
"The Lover" by William Hutton
And careful mothers are busy,
They hurry out and in;
Or pause by the door for a moment
To smile at their children's din.
"A Village Scene--Evening" by Alexander Anderson
Why should I think of thee within
The narrow eager street,
Who standest far from all the din,
Where every sound is sweet.
"The Churchyard Tree" by Alexander Anderson
I enter through the narrow door,
The fire gleams bright within;
And all, as it was once of yore,
Is full of mirth and din.
"Connelbush" by Alexander Anderson
List to the noise and the rattle!
Hark to the honk of the horn
Loud as the din of a battle!
There! My new overcoat's torn!
"An Election Night Pantoum" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

'Voices in Wartime,' Drowned Out by Din .
A Call From Gunga Din .
Diné College results from the race.
Diné College freshman wins national meet.
In this Dec 7, 2012 photo, from left to right, US cooks, Jerome Waag, Melissa Hernandez, Samin Nosrat and Charlie Hallowell look out toward the dinning area after preparing a meal at the private restaurant Le Chansonnier in Havana, Cuba.
A friend who owns a beach-town condo built all too near the Interstate 5 tells me she deals with the traffic din by pretending it's the sound of ocean waves crashing on rocks.
But although Din Tai Fung is the best-known of our dumpling houses, it's far from our only.
The Kalamazoo Wings along with Old Burdick's Downtown and Old Burdick's Wings West are offering a special K-Wings dinning offer to help promote the home opener this Friday, October 19th.
To fight the din, the federal government is completing the first phase of what could become one of the world's largest efforts to curb the noise pollution and return the sprawling ecosystem to a quieter state.
The show-tune din of Tin Pan Alley was mother's milk for George Gershwin and his brother, Ira.
"Upscale food in a downtown atmosphere," reads this restaurant's motto, and I might add "in a beautiful dinning room".
Philadelphia, PA – The last meeting between the owners and players came to an unceremonious end on Sunday and the sound bites that followed could've easily been replaced with the din of tires screeching to a halt.
Baber Din sees both buyers and sellers showing more caution.
Enlarge Mark Bugnaski MLive.com John Izenbaard, 90, finishes up repairing a dinning room chair at Hoekstra's Hardware on Portage Street in Kalamazoo.
Tim Kuller from Phoenix lands his hot-air balloon, "Techni-Kuller" on Diné lands in LeChee, Ariz.
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In science:

Vlad, The Convolution Product of the din Oradea, Fascico la matemat ica, Tom V, 1995-1996 Dumitru Haragus, Elemente de teoria distribut iilor (Elements of Distribu tions Theory, in Romanian), T ipografia universitat ii din T imisoara, Timisoara, 1991.
Introductory Topics in Distributions over Binary Test Functions
Table 1.19: Systematic uncertainties in the measurements of the mass of the W boson by the Tevatron experiments CDF and DØin Run-I.
Experimental Precision Tests for the Electroweak Standard Model
Noticing that in Eq. (3) the value of α is independent of g and, by the de finition of C , we always have (cid:10)din (cid:11) = hki, which is also independent of g .
Enhancing synchronization in complex networks of coupled phase oscillators
The main task of this paper is to investigate how the distributions of din and dout will affect the network synchronization.
Enhancing synchronization in complex networks of coupled phase oscillators
The degree of instability, dins of (32), was also implemented in the simulation.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
Given that our simulated evolving agent population is stable, as defined by equations (29) and (30), we can determine its degree of instability as defined by dins = H (p1000 ) = − (cid:88) equation (32).
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
Consequently the map Γ = din Λ† is a valid physical operation.
Compressing compound states
If we had r < 1 then in (5), the exponent within the product should read rn(di − (1 − R − γ )) − din + ρnN .
Two Theorems in List Decoding
Izzud-Din Pal: Pakistan and the question of Riba.
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory
Combining with the previous bound on | log ZG − log ZG′′ | gives |φn − φ′n | ≤ c En [(DIn ∨ 1)1{DIn 6= d}] ≤ cL Pn [DIn 6= d] + c En [DIn 1{DIn ≥ L}].
The replica symmetric solution for Potts models on d-regular graphs
It is best to work with the quantization axes ˆz ′ s (no relation to z ′ above) which is perpendicular to both ~din ≡ ~d(~kin ) and ~dout ≡ ~d(~kout ). s to be parallel to ~din × ~dout .
Models of Superconducting Cu:Bi2Se3: single versus two-band description
Hence the phase difference χ for the “junction” is just χ = ζout − ζin ≡ ζ , the angle between ~din and ~dout , with 0 < ζ < π , and with Eb = −|∆′ | cos(ζ /2) < 0 for particle-like normal state spectrum.
Models of Superconducting Cu:Bi2Se3: single versus two-band description
Summarizing, the bound state energy is positive (negative) if the pseudospin is parallel (antiparallel) to (sgnµ) ~din × ~dout .
Models of Superconducting Cu:Bi2Se3: single versus two-band description
Hence, if we focus on the relative sign between the superconducting and the normal state, we can state that: The bound state dispersion for the normal and superconducting phases has the same sign if (sgnµ) ~din × ~dout is parallel to v ˆn × ~k .
Models of Superconducting Cu:Bi2Se3: single versus two-band description
For small kx , sinζ = ~din × ~dout/|∆′ |2 ≈ (π − ζ ), since ζ is close to π , so |Eb | ≈ |∆′ |(π − ζ )/2.
Models of Superconducting Cu:Bi2Se3: single versus two-band description
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