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
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