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      n   the cgs unit of force; the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 centimetre per second per second to a mass of 1 gram. 1 dyne is equivalent to 10-5 newton or 7.233x10-5 poundal  
     (C19: from French, from Greek dunamis power, force)  
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dye, deny, dynode, dyspnea

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