- a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor.
- to assail with din.
- to sound or utter with clamor or persistent repetition.
- to make a din.
Origin of din1
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- religion, especially the religious observances of a Muslim.
Origin of din2
- a designation, originating in Germany, of the speed of a particular film emulsion.
Origin of DIN
- (in Serbia and Macedonia) dinar; dinars.
Examples from the Web for din
We arrived to the din of a party in full swing: a band, multiple kegs of beer, dancing, foosball, and mantle diving.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything
December 16, 2014
What versions of all that insanity would poke through the din of conversation between these formidable eleven women?‘The View’ Reunited 11 Co-Hosts and Everyone Came Out Alive
May 15, 2014
She could barely be heard above the din, but she did rally the faithful to be ready for Hillary.The Weirdest Pro-Hillary Party Yet
March 22, 2014
“Our movement will adhere to a policy of tolerance unto national questions,” Yarosh declared to Din El.Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists?
March 1, 2014
In a din of cranky, snarky, jaded, and occasionally even lazy late-night talk show hosts, he radiates pure joy.
The frantic movement and din of shrieks disturbed Uncle Peter.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Groans and cheers were mingled, and his voice at first was drowned by the din.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Amid the din and dust little but destruction can be discerned.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
The din and roar of life was to him what the voice of the sea is to the sailor.The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
The din is so confusing, and your aunt is quite right—one ought to make a list.Howards End
E. M. Forster
- a loud discordant confused noise
- (tr usually foll by into) to instil (into a person) by constant repetition
- (tr) to subject to a din
- (intr) to make a din
- a particular religious law; the halacha about something
- the ruling of a Beth Din or religious court
- Islam religion in general, esp the beliefs and obligations of Islam
- a formerly used logarithmic expression of the speed of a photographic film, plate, etc, given as –10log 10 E, where E is the exposure of a point 0.1 density units above the fog level; high-speed films have high numbersCompare ISO rating
- a system of standard plugs, sockets, and cables formerly used for interconnecting domestic audio and video equipment
Word Origin and History for din
Old English dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (cf. Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low German don "noise"), from PIE root *dwen- "to make noise" (cf. Sanskrit dhuni "roaring, a torrent").