dol

[ dohl ]
/ doʊl /
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noun

a unit for measuring the intensity of pain.
Compare dolorimetry.

Origin of dol

1945–50; < Latin dol(or) pain

Definition for dol (2 of 3)

Definition for dol (3 of 3)

dol.


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British Dictionary definitions for dol (1 of 2)

dol

/ (dɒl) /

noun

a unit of pain intensity, as measured by dolorimetry

Word Origin for dol

C20: by shortening, from Latin dolor pain

British Dictionary definitions for dol (2 of 2)

dol.


abbreviation for

music dolce
plural dols dollar
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Word Origin and History for dol

dol


n.

unit of intensity of pain, 1947, from Latin dolor "pain."

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Medicine definitions for dol

dol

[ dōl ]

n.

A unit for the measurement of the intensity of pain.
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