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dis         
      vb      a variant spelling of       diss  


Dis

  

      n  
1      (Also called)    Orcus, Pluto   the Roman god of the underworld  
2    the abode of the dead; underworld,   (Greek equivalent)    Hades  
dis-   [1]  
      prefix  
1    indicating reversal  
disconnect, disembark     
2    indicating negation, lack, or deprivation  
dissimilar, distrust, disgrace     
3    indicating removal or release  
disembowel, disburden     
4    expressing intensive force  
dissever     
     (from Latin dis- apart; in some cases, via Old French des-. In compound words of Latin origin, dis- becomes dif- before f and di- before some consonants)  
dis-   [2]  
      combining form   variant of di-1 before s  
dissyllable     
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diss   , dis         
      vb  
Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   to treat (someone) with contempt  
     (C20: originally Black rap slang, short for disrespect)  


dis         
      vb      a variant spelling of       diss  
Dis  
      n  
1      (Also called)    Orcus, Pluto   the Roman god of the underworld  
2    the abode of the dead; underworld,   (Greek equivalent)    Hades  
dis-   [1]  
      prefix  
1    indicating reversal  
disconnect, disembark     
2    indicating negation, lack, or deprivation  
dissimilar, distrust, disgrace     
3    indicating removal or release  
disembowel, disburden     
4    expressing intensive force  
dissever     
     (from Latin dis- apart; in some cases, via Old French des-. In compound words of Latin origin, dis- becomes dif- before f and di- before some consonants)  
dis-   [2]  
      combining form   variant of di-1 before s  
dissyllable     

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Dis         
      n  
1      (Also called)    Orcus, Pluto   the Roman god of the underworld  
2    the abode of the dead; underworld,   (Greek equivalent)    Hades  


dis  
      vb      a variant spelling of       diss  
dis-   [1]  
      prefix  
1    indicating reversal  
disconnect, disembark     
2    indicating negation, lack, or deprivation  
dissimilar, distrust, disgrace     
3    indicating removal or release  
disembowel, disburden     
4    expressing intensive force  
dissever     
     (from Latin dis- apart; in some cases, via Old French des-. In compound words of Latin origin, dis- becomes dif- before f and di- before some consonants)  
dis-   [2]  
      combining form   variant of di-1 before s  
dissyllable     

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Di         
      the chemical symbol for   didymium  


Agostino di Duccio     (Italian)  
      n   1415--81, Italian sculptor, noted for his carved marble panels in the interior of the Tempio Malatestiano at Rimini  
Castellammare di Stabia     (Italian)  
      n   a port and resort in SW Italy, in Campania on the Bay of Naples: site of the Roman resort of Stabiae, which was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 a.d. Pop.: 67974 (1993 est.)  
DI  
      abbrev. for  
1    Defence Intelligence  
2    Detective Inspector  
3    Donor Insemination  
di.   , dia.  
      abbrev. for   diameter  
di-   [1]  
      prefix  
1    twice; two; double  
dicotyledon     
2   
a    containing two specified atoms or groups of atoms  
dimethyl ether, carbon dioxide     
b       a nontechnical equivalent of       bi-   1       5c  
     (via Latin from Greek, from dis twice, double, related to duo two. Compare bi-1)  
di-   [2]  
      combining form   variant of dia- before a vowel  
diopter     
Duccio di Buoninsegna     (Italian)  
      n   ?1255--?1318, Italian painter; founder of the Sienese school  
la-di-da   , lah-di-dah, la-de-da  
      adj  
1    Informal   affecting exaggeratedly genteel manners or speech  
      n  
2    a la-di-da person  
     (C19: mockingly imitative of affected speech)  
lah-di-dah  
      adj  
      n  
Informal      a variant spelling of       la-di-da  
maestro di cappella  
      n   a person in charge of an orchestra, esp. a private one attached to the palace of a prince in Italy during the baroque period  
   See       kapellmeister  
     (Italian: master of the chapel)  
Piero di Cosimo     (Italian)  
      n   1462--1521, Italian painter, noted for his mythological works  
Reggio di Calabria     (Italian)  
      n   a port in S Italy, in Calabria on the Strait of Messina: founded about 720 b.c. by Greek colonists. Pop.: 179632 (1996 est.)  
Wu Di   , Wu Ti  
      n   156 b.c.--86 b.c., Chinese emperor (140--86) of the Han dynasty, who greatly extended the Chinese empire and made Confucianism the state religion  

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