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1. (also dōN) Used formerly as a title for male members of Portuguese and Brazilian royalty, aristocracy, and hierarchy, preceding the given name.
2. Roman Catholic Church Used as a title before the names of Benedictine and Carthusian monks in major or minor orders.

[Portuguese, from Latin dominus, lord, master; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Roman Catholic Church) (sometimes capital) RC Church a title given to Benedictine, Carthusian, and Cistercian monks and to certain of the canons regular
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly in Portugal and Brazil) a title borne by royalty, princes of the Church, and nobles
[C18 (monastic title): from Latin dominus lord]


abbreviation for
1. (Architecture) Deo Optimo Maximo
2. informal Dirty Old Man
abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Dominican Republic (international car registration)
[(for sense 1) Latin: to God, the best, the Greatest]


(dɒm; for 2 also Port. dɔ̃)

1. (sometimes cap.) a title of a monk in certain monastic orders.
2. (usu. cap.) a Portuguese title affixed to a man's given name; Sir: formerly a title of certain dignitaries.
[1710–20; short for Latin dominus lord, master]


a suffix forming nouns that refer to domain (kingdom), collection of persons (officialdom), rank or station (earldom), or general condition (freedom).
[Middle English; Old English -dōm; c. Old Norse -dōmr, German -tum; see doom]


1. Dominica.
2. Dominican.


1. domain.
2. domestic.
3. dominant.
4. dominion.
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The mechanism of DOMS is an inflammation process which is activated by high tensile forces induced muscle strain (Douris et al.
Although DOMS itself is not damaging (even though it can feel severe at times
Just one tip - there's no evidence stretching before or after helps reduce or prevent DOMS.
3,7,8] Despite these inconsistencies in findings related to DOMS and fatigue, when performance has been investigated, several studies have shown that post-exercise protein supplementation improves subsequent performance [9-11] although, as with DOMS and fatigue, some studies have shown no positive effect.
If you're experiencing acute muscle soreness or moderate DOMS, you may be able to alleviate the pain by massaging the area with a tennis ball or roller, gently stretching, going for a walk or taking contrast baths.
DOMS affected participants uniformly irrespective of pain, MFTrP status or intervention type and therefore is like to act as a modifier.
DOMS caused by eccentric exercise can be treated to quickly restore peak muscle performance of muscles.
DOMS is caused by tiny tears in the muscle after it's done a workout but this is perfectly normal and the body easily repairs itself.
While we know a great deal about what types of things may bring on DOMS, we still are not entirely clear on the cellular mechanisms at work.
The Quickborn POS for Fuel and Convenience interface is recommended for those retailers that would like to connect their ORPOS system in fuel pump stations to DOMS forecourt controllers.
A, Part-I, Supplementary Examination 2008 and Annual Examination 2009, DOMS, Part-I, Supplementary Examination 2008 and Annual Examination 2009, DMRD, Part-I, Annual Examination 2008 to Annual Examination 2009 and DMRT, Part-I, Annual Examination 2008 to Annual Examination 2009.