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DTR (plural DTRs)

  1. Initialism of draft technical report (used by ISO)

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (computing) Initialism of Data Terminal Ready (often a dedicated pin on older communication ports)



  1. (informal) Initialism of define the relationship.
    • 2020 November 6, Kyle Thomas, “Your Cosmic Love Triangle, by Zodiac Sign”, in Cosmopolitan[1]:
      Of all the zodiac signs, Sagittarius is the least likely to rush into a commitment. They think romance should always be an adventure, and it takes a lot for them to DTR.
    • 2024 January 16, Allison P. Davis, “What Does a Polycule Actually Look Like?”, in New York Magazine[2]:
      [] Nick noticed when he got to the DTR moment, instead of “We should break up,” or “Okay, just us for as long as we can, hopefully forever,” he could say, “I want to commit to you, but I want to keep dating other people, too.”