DIMINUTION

, in Music, is the abating something of the full value or quantity of any note.

Diminution

, in Architecture, is a contraction of the upper part of a column, by which its diameter is made less than that of the lower part.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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DIGGES (Thomas)
DIGIT
DILATATION
DIMENSION
DIMETIENT
* DIMINUTION
DINOCRATES
DIONYSIUS
DIONYSIAN
DIOPHANTUS
DIOPTER