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D
The nominal of the second tone in the model major scale (that in C), or of the fourth tone in the relative minor scale of C (that in A minor), or of the key tone in the relative minor of F.
D
As a numeral D stands for 500. in this use it is not the initial of any word, or even strictly a letter, but one half of the sign / (or / ) the original Tuscan numeral for 1000.
Dab
n.
A skillful hand; a dabster; an expert.
Dab
n.
A name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides.
imp. & p. p.
of Dab
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Dab
Dab
v. i.
To strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber.
Dab
v. i.
To strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust.
Dab
n.
A gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck.
Dab
n.
A small mass of anything soft or moist.
n.
A large, spine-tailed lizard (Uromastix spinipes), found in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine; -- called also dhobb, and dhabb.
n.
That with which one dabs; hence, a pad or other device used by printers, engravers, etc., as for dabbing type or engraved plates with ink.
imp. & p. p.
of Dabble
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Dabble
v. t.
To wet by little dips or strokes; to spatter; to sprinkle; to moisten; to wet.
v. i.
To play in water, as with the hands; to paddle or splash in mud or water.
v. i.
To work in slight or superficial manner; to do in a small way; to tamper; to meddle.
n.
One who dabbles.
n.
One who dips slightly into anything; a superficial meddler.
adv.
In a dabbling manner.

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