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a combining form meaning “terrifying, frightful,” used in the formation of compound words:
Origin of dino-
< Greek deino-, combining form of deinós Unabridged
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: In film, the dino craze looks to remain healthy for awhile


A dinosaur: a dino who wants to be a detective (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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dino in Technology

Data parallel superset of C.
["The DINO Parallel Programming Language", M. Rosing et al, J Parallel Dist Comp 13(9):30-42 (Sep 1991)].
["DINO Parallel Programming Language", M. Rosing et al, CU-CS-457-90, U Colorado, April 1990].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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Democrat in name only
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