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6 definitions found
 for Dime
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dime \Dime\ (d[imac]m), n. [F. d[^i]me tithe, OF. disme, fr. L.
     decimus the tenth, fr. decem ten. See Decimal.]
     A silver coin of the United States, of the value of ten
     cents; the tenth of a dollar.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Dime novel, a novel, commonly sensational and trashy, which
        is sold for a dime, or ten cents; -- they were popular
        from ca. 1850 to ca. 1920. Sometimes the term is still
        applied to any novel of the type, though the price has
        greatly increased.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dime
      n 1: a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
      2: street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for
         ten dollars [syn: dime bag, dime]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "dime":
     C, C-note, G, G-note, buck, cartwheel, cent, century, copper,
     dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents,
     five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill,
     five-spot, fiver, four bits, frogskin, grand, half G, half a C,
     half dollar, half grand, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, mill,
     nickel, penny, quarter, red cent, sawbuck, silver dollar, skin,
     smacker, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars,
     thousand-dollar bill, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents,
     two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, yard
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  DIME
         Desktop Integrated Media Environment (COSE)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  DIME
         DIrect Memory Execute (AGP)
         

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  DIME, money. A silver coin of the United States, of the value of one-tenth 
  part of a dollar or ten cents. 
       2. It weighs forty-one and a quarter grains. Of one thousand parts, 
  nine hundred are of pure silver and one hundred of alloy. Act of January 18, 
  1837, s. 8 and 9, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523-4. 
  
  

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