- DIN is defined as an acronym for Deutches Institut fur Normung, which in English means German Institute for Standardization.
An example of DIN standards are the specifications used in engineering or in establishing technical uniform procedures, methods, processes, criteria, or practices.
- The definition of a din is a loud sound or clamor.
The banging coming from an open kitchen at a restaurant is an example of a din.
- Din is defined as making loud sounds.
To bang on pots and pans is an example of din.
Origin of dinMiddle English dine ; from Old English dyne, akin to Old Norse dynr ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dhwen-, an unverified form dhun-, to sound, boom from source Sanskrit dhvani-, sound, noise, word
transitive verbdinned, dinning
- to beset with a din
- to repeat insistently or noisily: to din an idea into someone's ears
- an association in Germany that sets manufacturing standards, esp. for electronic equipment and photographic film
- any of these standards or a set of such standards
Origin of DIND(eutsche) I(ndustrie) N(ormenausschuss)
verbdinned dinned, din·ning, dins
- To stun with deafening noise.
- To instill by wearying repetition: dinned the Latin conjugations into the students' heads.
Origin of dinMiddle English dine, from Old English dyne.
(third-person singular simple present dins, present participle dinning, simple past and past participle dinned)
- To assail with loud noise.
- To repeat continuously, as though to the point of deafening or exhausting somebody.
- 2003, His mother had dinned The Whole Duty of Man into him in early childhood — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 183)
- (intransitive) To make a din.
From Old English dynnan, from Proto-Germanic *dunjan, from the same stem as Etymology 1, above.
- Deutsches Institut für Normung. (German Institute for Standardization)
- A formerly used logarithmic expression of the speed of a photographic film, plate, etc.; high-speed films have high numbers.