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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram.

Usage examples (38)
  • Production capacity for surface tension test fluids, dyne pens and silicone rubber sleeves has been increased by Schleising Consultancy to meet higher demands.
  • The word dyne comes from the Greek dynamis, power.
  • Expressed in SI units, the dyne equals 10-5 Newton.
  • Pepper dyne grabbed it and left the squad room at a run. for more
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  • It will take more than a "dyne" (unit of energy) to "dine" (to eat any meal) on lobster.
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