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D,

fourth letter of the alphabetalphabet
[Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness.
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. It corresponds to the Greek delta. It is a usual symbol for a voiced dental or, as in English, alveolar stop. The capital represents in musical notationmusical notation,
symbols used to make a written record of musical sounds.

Two different systems of letters were used to write down the instrumental and the vocal music of ancient Greece. In his five textbooks on music theory Boethius (c.A.D. 470–A.D.
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 a note in the scale and in Roman numerals the number 500.

D

(nucleonics)
dee
(optics)

class A, B, C, D, E, F

A classification applied to fire doors, fire windows, roof coverings, interior finishes, places of assembly, etc., to indicate gradations of fire safety. See fire-endurance, fire-door rating.

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Abbr. for penny (nail size).

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Abbr. for “down.”

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, D.
Deutsch: indicating the serial number in the catalogue (1951) of the musical compositions of Schubert made by Otto Deutsch (1883--1967)

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"The Data Language." MS-DOS 4GL.

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A Haskell-like language, with type classes.

E-mail: <polar@cs.syr.edu>.

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An object-oriented programming language written by Walter Bright in 1999. It is similar to C/C++, but adds garbage collection, various array manipulations and numerous other features not found in C/C++, C# or Java. For more information, visit www.digitalmars.com.