Denier meaning

dĭ-nīər
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A unit of fineness for rayon, nylon, and silk fibers, based on a standard mass per length of 1 gram per 9,000 meters of yarn.
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A person who denies.
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The definition of a denier is a unit of measurement of the fineness of a thread or fiber.

An example of a denier is a microfiber that measures one denier or less.

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Denier is defined as someone who refuses to admit something.

An example of a denier is a criminal who claims to be innocent.

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One that denies.

A denier of harsh realities.

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A small coin of varying composition and value current in western Europe from the eighth century until the French Revolution.
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A small, obsolete French coin of little value.
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A unit of weight for measuring the fineness of threads of silk, rayon, nylon, etc., equal to .05 gram per 450 meters.
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(now historical) An old French coin worth one-twelfth of a sou.
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Person who denies something.

Holocaust denier (see Holocaust denial)

Global warming denier (see Global warming denial)

AIDS denier (see AIDS denial)

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A unit of weight which indicates the fineness of fiber or yarn, equal to one gram per 9000 meters, used especially to measure or indicate the fineness of hosiery.
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Origin of denier

  • Middle English denere a coin from Old French dener from Latin dēnārius denarius

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French denier, from Latin denarius.

    From Wiktionary

  • deny + -er.

    From Wiktionary