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dashboard a panel below the windshield in a car or other vehicle. Dashboards have dials, controls, and spaces for keeping things.
data facts, figures, or other pieces of information that can be used to learn about something. The word "data" is the plural form of "datum," but is often used with a singular verb.
database a large collection of information in a computer. In a database, information is arranged so that it can be quickly changed or searched through.
data processing the storing and use of information by computers.
date1 a particular day or point in time. [6 definitions]
date2 the sweet fruit of the date palm tree, which grows in the Middle East.
dated having a date. [2 definitions]
daub to smear or cover with something soft and sticky, such as paint. [2 definitions]
daughter a person's female child.
daughter-in-law the wife of one's son.
dawdle to waste time; be slow.
dawn the first daylight that appears in the morning; daybreak. [5 definitions]
day the period between sunrise and sunset. [3 definitions]
daybreak the first daylight in the morning; dawn.
day care care during the day in a home or day-care center for children too young for school or older children after school or during vacation. Day care may also offer care for elderly or disabled people.
daydream something similar to a dream but one that occurs when one is awake. A daydream comes from the imagination and often contains pleasant thoughts and fantasies. [2 definitions]
daylight the light of the day.
daytime the time between dawn and evening.
daze to stun by a blow or shock. [2 definitions]
dazzle to make almost blind with too much bright light. [2 definitions]
D.C.2 abbreviation of "District of Columbia." [2 definitions]