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del

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[ del ]

  1. (in names of Spanish derivation) a contraction of de and the article el:

    Estanislao del Campo.

  2. (in names of Italian derivation) a contraction of di and the article il: Giovanni del Monte.


del

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[ del ]

noun

, Mathematics.
  1. a differential operator. :

del.

3

abbreviation for

  1. delegate; delegation.
  2. delete; deletion.
  3. delineavit.

Del.

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abbreviation for

  1. Delaware.

Del.

1

abbreviation for

  1. Delaware


del.

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abbreviation for

  1. delegate

del

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/ dɛl /

noun

  1. maths the differential operator i (∂/∂ x ) + j (∂/∂ y ) + k (∂/∂ z ), where i , j , and k are unit vectors in the x , y , and z directions Also callednabla
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Word History and Origins

Origin of del1

First recorded in 1900–05; short form of delta
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Example Sentences

To compare, Lana Del Rey sold over 100,000 copies that same week.

For Big Eyes, you commissioned a pair of songs by Lana Del Rey.

I was hunkered down in my seat in the Municipalidad del Cuzco and thrilled—my heart was beating so fast!

“The horror film is a very political genre,” writer/director Guillermo del Toro said in an interview with Time magazine in 2011.

The cabin styling was in the hands of Frank Del Giudice, a designer based in New York at a company called Walter Dorwin Teague.

Two of these pictures are in the Museo del Prado, at Madrid.

A writer gives the following account of the love the Terra Del Fuegians have for tobacco.

In Havana, were a man to ask for a Flor del Fumar, the dealer would ask him what size he wanted.

General Pio del Pilar slept in the city every night, ready to give the rocket-signal for revolt.

We were constantly so near Terra del Fuego that we could make out every bush with the naked eye.

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