This distraction device can be quite devious and appears when we least expect it.
What does DD stand for?
DD stands for Distraction Device
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 113 other meanings of DD in our Acronym Attic
- Directives Documentation (NASA)
- Disc Diameter (optical measurement)
- Discharged Dead
- Disconnecting Device (bolted bus)
- Dishonorable Discharge
- Disk Drive
- Displacement Damage (nuclear interactions)
- Distal Muscular Dystrophy
- Distilled Deionized (Water)
- Distortion at Decoder
Samples in periodicals archive:
Chief Supt Martin Bridger, who led the raid, said: "No shots were fired but loud distraction devices were used.
In this training exercise, the Soldiers acquired new skills and methods for urban warfare to include patrolling, reacting to fire, conducting close-quarters combat, and using distraction devices to enter and clear rooms.
13,14) In our previous experience (unpublished data), 2 children--a 4-month-old and a 2-year-old--underwent mandibular distraction with an external three-dimensional distraction device (Multi-Guide; Leibinger Micro Implants; Freiburg, Germany).
Management of severe maxillary deficiency in childhood and adolesence through distraction osteogenesis with an external, adjustable, rigid distraction device.
Birmag, at the University of Birmingham, is developing a magnetically-activated bone distraction device for dentistry, awarded pounds 43,910.