decistere; decisteres.

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Definition for ds (2 of 7)


Symbol, Chemistry, Physics.

(formerly) dysprosium.

Definition for ds (3 of 7)


dear/darling son (used, especially by women, in digital communications to refer to one's son): DS has no friends in school.

Definition for ds (4 of 7)

D, d
[ dee ]
/ di /

noun, plural D's or Ds, d's or ds.

the fourth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter D or d, as in dog, ladder, ladle, or pulled.
something having the shape of a D.
a written or printed representation of the letter D or d.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter D or d.

Definition for ds (5 of 7)


daylight saving.
Commerce. days after sight.Also D/S
document signed.

Definition for ds (6 of 7)


Music. from the sign.

Origin of D.S.

From the Italian word dal segno

Definition for ds (7 of 7)


Doctor of Science.
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abbreviation for

Also: ds music dal segno
Detective Sergeant
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Science definitions for ds (1 of 3)


The symbol for darmstadtium.

Science definitions for ds (2 of 3)


Abbreviation of diameter

Science definitions for ds (3 of 3)

[ därm′shtätē-əm ]


A synthetic radioactive element, first produced by bombarding lead atoms with nickel atoms. It has a mass number of 281, and its most stable isotope has a half-life of over one minute. Atomic number 110. See Periodic Table.
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