a protein that binds the 5' cap of mRNA and begins degradation in the 3' to 5' direction.
a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir
a small truck or sledge used in coal mines
Origin: [OE. dan, danz, OF. danz (prop. only nom.), dan, master, fr. L. dominus. See Dame.]
According to the Book of Genesis, Dan was the fifth son of Jacob with Bilhah. He was Bilhah's first son. He was the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Dan. In the biblical account, Dan's mother is described as Rachel's handmaid, who becomes one of Jacob's wives. According to the Book of Jubilees, Dan was born on the 9th of Ellul.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dan, n. a title of honour equivalent to Master or Sir. [O. Fr. dan. (Sp. don; Port. dom)—L. dominus, lord. See Dame.]
dan, n. (prov.) a box for carrying coal: a tub.
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Rank popularity for the word 'dan' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3014
The numerical value of dan in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of dan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that'
If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as candle making industry threatened.
I have been looking for Dan Hiers for over 10 years. I had the' John Walsh Personal 10 Most Wanted,' and Dan Hiers is still on that list.
I talked to Dan Haggerty yesterday and told Dan Haggerty we're praying for Dan Haggerty, i told him' I love you, man.' The last thing I heard Dan Haggerty say was.
I now know how Abbot felt when Costello left, how Brinkley felt when Huntley left, how Sears felt when Roebuck left, and, of course, how Dan Rather felt when Connie left. (at Robert MacNeil's retirement dinner)
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