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NOUN (2)

1. a loud harsh or strident noise;
[syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din]

2. the act of making a noisy disturbance;
[syn: commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult]


VERB (2)

1. make a resonant sound, like artillery;
- Example: "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
[syn: boom, din]

2. instill (into a person) by constant repetition;
- Example: "he dinned the lessons into his students"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Din \Din\, v. i. To sound with a din; a ding. [1913 Webster] The gay viol dinning in the dale. --A. Seward. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Din \Din\ (d[i^]n), n. [AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS. dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Cf. Dun to ask payment.] Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar. [1913 Webster] Think you a little din can daunt mine ears? --Shak. [1913 Webster] He knew the battle's din afar. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] The dust and din and steam of town. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Din \Din\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dinned; p. pr. & vb. n. Dinning.] [AS. dynian. See Din, n.] 1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding. [1913 Webster] This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To din into, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

din n 1: a loud harsh or strident noise [syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din] 2: the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult] v 1: make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall" [syn: boom, din] 2: instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned the lessons into his students"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

82 Moby Thesaurus words for "din": Bedlam let loose, awake the dead, babel, beat, bedlam, blast, blast the ear, blatancy, bobbery, boisterousness, boom, brawl, brouhaha, charivari, chirm, clamor, clamorousness, clangor, clap, clash, clatter, commotion, crash, crescendo, deafen, ding, discord, donnybrook, drum, drunken brawl, dustup, fill the air, flap, fracas, free-for-all, hammer, hell broke loose, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, jangle, loud noise, music, noise, noise and shouting, outcry, pandemonium, peal, percussion, pound, racket, rattle, rattle the windows, rend the air, rend the ears, resound, rhubarb, ring, rise, roar, rock the sky, row, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, shindy, shivaree, sound, split the eardrums, split the ears, startle the echoes, stridency, stun, surge, swell, thunder, thunderclap, tintamarre, tumult, uproar
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

DIN Deutsches Institut fuer Normung (org.)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

DIN Deutsche Institut fuer Normung. The German standardisation body, a member of ISO.