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dia- before a vowel di-3 repr. Gr. dia-, di-, the prep. diá (app. alt. of IE. *dis in two, apart; cf. DIS-) in comps. with the senses ‘through’, ‘thoroughly’, ‘apart’, occurring in a few words going back (sometimes through F. and L.) to Gr. originals, as DIALECT, DIATRIBE, and in many mod. scientific and techn. formations.

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dia- (also di- before a vowel) • prefix 1. through; across: diameter diaphanous diuretic. 2. apart: diakinesis.

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dia- prefix denoting
1. through.

2. completely or throughout.

3. apart.

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