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denominative naming or forming a name. [3 definitions]
denominator in arithmetic, the number in a fraction that is below the division line, indicating the number of equal parts into which the number above is to be divided; divisor.
denotation an explicit, agreed-upon meaning of a word, as distinguished from connotation. (Cf. connotation.) [3 definitions]
denote to be a mark or signal of; indicate. [3 definitions]
denouement in a novel, play, or film, the final resolution of the plot's complexities and questions. [2 definitions]
denounce to attack or condemn verbally; speak out against; censure. [3 definitions]
de novo (Latin) from the beginning; anew; afresh.
dense having parts closely massed with little space between. [4 definitions]
density the state or condition of being dense. [4 definitions]
dent1 a hollow or depression made in a surface by or as if by pressure or a blow. [3 definitions]
dent2 a projecting, toothlike part, as on a cogwheel.
dental of, related to, or for the teeth. [2 definitions]
dental floss a tough thread, often waxed, esp. made for removing food particles and plaque from between the teeth.
dental hygiene the care and cleaning of teeth, esp. by professional dental hygienists. [2 definitions]
dental hygienist a licensed specialist in preventive dental care, whose practice includes cleaning and x-rays, and who often works in a dentist's office.
dentate having teeth, toothlike projections, or a notched, toothlike edge.
denti- tooth.
dentifrice a preparation used to clean the teeth; toothpaste.
dentil one of a group of small rectangular blocks resembling teeth, such as those forming a molding or projecting from under a cornice.
dentine the bonelike material under the enamel of a tooth which constitutes the main part of the tooth.
dentist one who practices dentistry.