dyne

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From the French dyne, from the Ancient Greek δῠ́νᾰμῐς (dunamis, force).

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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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dyːnə/, [ˈdyːnə]

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dyne c (singular definite dynen, plural indefinite dyner)

  1. continental quilt, duvet

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dýna, related to dun (down)

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dyne

  1. continental quilt, duvet
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German or Middle Dutch dūne.

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dyne

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

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *dunjaz

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dyne n

  1. din