[dahy-nuh-stee; British also din-uh-stee] /ˈdaɪ nə sti; British also ˈdɪn ə sti/
noun, plural dynasties.
a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group:
the Ming dynasty.
the rule of such a sequence.
a series of members of a family who are distinguished for their success, wealth, etc.
noun (pl) -ties
a sequence of hereditary rulers: an Egyptian dynasty
any sequence of powerful leaders of the same family: the Kennedy dynasty
mid-15c. (earlier dynastia, late 14c.), from Middle French dynastie and directly from Late Latin dynastia, from Greek dynasteia “power, lordship, sovereignty,” from dynastes “ruler, chief,” from dynasthai “have power.”
[dahy-nas-tid] /daɪˈnæs tɪd/ noun 1. .
[dahy-nuh-tron] /ˈdaɪ nəˌtrɒn/ noun, Electronics. 1. a tetrode, once frequently used as an oscillator in radio, in which an increase in the plate voltage results in a decrease in the plate current because of emission of electrons from the plate.
- Dynatron oscillator
/ˈdaɪnəˌtrɒn/ noun 1. (electronics) an oscillator containing a tetrode in which the screen grid is more positive than the anode, causing the anode current to decrease as its voltage increases
[dahyn] /daɪn/ noun, Physics. 1. the standard centimeter-gram-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second on a mass of one gram. Abbreviation: dyn. /daɪn/ noun 1. the cgs unit of force; the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 centimetre per second per second […]