Meaning of dee


Pronunciation: (dē), [key]
— n.
  1. a metal loop attached to tack, for fastening gear: to hang wire cutters from a dee on a saddle.
  2. a hollow electrode for accelerating particles in a cyclotron.


Pronunciation: (dē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1527–1608, English mathematician and astrologer.
  2. a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 mi. (145 km) long.
  3. a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. ab. 70 mi. (110 km) long.
  4. a male or female given name.
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