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delta wave a low-frequency electric brain wave present during deep sleep in normal adults; delta rhythm.
delta wing the triangular wing of certain usu. supersonic aircraft, which provides not only lift but also horizontal stabilization.
deltoid a thick, triangular muscle that covers the shoulder joint and functions to raise the arm laterally. [3 definitions]
delude to cause to hold a false belief; mislead; deceive.
deluge an inundation of the land by a great quantity of water; flood. [5 definitions]
delusion the act of deluding; or the condition of being deluded. [2 definitions]
delusive tending to mislead or deceive. [2 definitions]
deluxe especially sumptuous, elegant, or expensive. [2 definitions]
delve to make a careful, thoroughgoing search, as for information.
demagnetize to remove or neutralize the magnetic properties of.
demagogic resembling, pertaining to, or characteristic of a demagogue.
demagogue a leader, esp. a speaker or politician, who attempts to persuade and to gain a following by appealing to the emotions and prejudices of the public, rather than by rational argument. [2 definitions]
demagoguery the practices or techniques characteristic of or associated with demagogues.
demand to request forcefully. [9 definitions]
demandable combined form of demand.
demand deposit a bank deposit that can be withdrawn with no advance notice.
demanding requiring or demanding a great deal. [2 definitions]
demand-pull of or denoting a type of increase in prices that is caused by increased demand for a limited supply of goods or services. (Cf. cost-push.)
demarcate to determine or mark the boundaries of; delimit. [2 definitions]
demarcation the determination or marking of boundaries or limits. [2 definitions]
démarche a move, countermove, tactic, or maneuver, esp. in diplomacy.