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dichotomy
  • n  being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
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dichroism
  • n  pleochroism of a crystal so that it exhibits two different colors when viewed from two different directions
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dichromacy
  • n  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
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dichromasy
  • n  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
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dichromat
  • n  a person with any of the various forms of dichromacy
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dichromatism
  • n  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
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dichromatopsia
  • n  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
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dichromia
  • n  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
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dichromic acid
  • n  the hypothetical acid (H2Cr2O7) from which dichromates are derived; known only in solution and in the form of dichromate salts
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dick
  • n  someone who is a detective
  • n  obscene terms for penis
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dick fosbury
  • n  United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
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dick test
  • n  a skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever
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dickens
  • n  a word used in exclamations of confusion
    the dickens you say
  • n  English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
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dickey-bird
  • n  small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to small birds
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dickey-seat
  • n  a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
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dickeybird
  • n  small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to small birds
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dickhead
  • n  insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
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dickie
  • n  a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
  • n  a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
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