din / din/ • n. [in sing.] a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise: the fans made an awful din. • v. (dinned , din·ning ) 1. [tr.] (be dinned into) (of a fact) be instilled in (someone) by constant repetition: the doctrine that has been dinned into all our heads. 2. [intr.] make a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise: the sound dinning in my ears was the telephone ringing.
DIN / din/ • n. any of a series of technical standards originating in Germany and used internationally, esp. to designate electrical connections, film speeds, and paper sizes: [as adj.] a DIN socket.
So din vb. †sing, resound OE.; assail with din, make resound, make a din XVII. OE. dynian = OS. dunian, MHG. tünen roar, rumble, ON. dynja come rumbling down, gush, pour :- Gmc. *dunjan. The IE. base *dhun- is repr. also by Skr. dhúni- roaring, Lith. dundéti sound.