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Dyne

Dyne

,
Noun.
[Formed fr. Gr. [GREEK] power. See
Dynamic
.]
(Physics)
The unit of force, in the C. G. S. (Centimeter Gram Second) system of physical units; that is, the force which, acting on a gram for a second, generates a velocity of a centimeter per second.

Definition 2019


dyne

dyne

See also: dýně

English

Noun

dyne (plural dynes)

  1. A unit of force in the CGS system that is equal to the force which generates a velocity of one centimeter per second acting on one gram for one second. Symbol: dyn.

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Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse dýna, related to dúnn (down).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dyːnə/, [ˈdyːnə]

Noun

dyne c (singular definite dynen, plural indefinite dyner)

  1. continental quilt, duvet

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French

Noun

dyne f (plural dynes)

  1. (physics) dyne

Norwegian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse dýna, related to dun (down)

Noun

dyne

  1. continental quilt, duvet
Inflection
Derived terms
  • dynetrekk
  • ederdunsdyne
  • helårsdyne (Bokmål), heilårdsdyne
  • sommerdyne (Bokmål), sommardyne (Nynorsk)
  • vinterdyne

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German or Middle Dutch dūne.

Noun

dyne

  1. dune
Inflection
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References

  • “dyne” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *duniz.

Pronunciation

Noun

dyne n (nominative plural dynan)

  1. din

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