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See also: dl, dL, d/l, D/L, and DL-


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DL (plural DLs)

  1. (computing) Initialism of download.
  2. (military, nautical) Light destroyer, a variant of the destroyer type of warship
  3. (military, nautical) Destroyer leader, a variant of the destroyer type of warship
  4. Driver's license
  5. (baseball) Initialism of disabled list.
  6. Initialism of down low.


  • (computing): UL (upload)


DL (third-person singular simple present DLs, present participle DLing, simple past and past participle DLed)

  1. (computing) Initialism of download.. To download.
  2. (baseball) Initialism of disabled list.. To place on the disabled list.
    • 1996 June 3, Joe in MA [username], “Re: Jim Edmonds' return date?”, in rec.sport.baseball.fantasy, Usenet[1]:
      After 7 years of being in a rot league, I have learned that "day to day" in baseballese means "at least a week, maybe more, and maybe after the week, then we may DL him."


  • (computing): UL (upload)

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