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One that denies: a denier of harsh realities.
1. (also dĕn′yər) A unit of fineness for rayon, nylon, and silk fibers, based on a standard mass per length of 1 gram per 9,000 meters of yarn.
2. (also də-nîr′) A small coin of varying composition and value current in western Europe from the eighth century until the French Revolution.
[Middle English denere, a coin, from Old French dener, from Latin dēnārius; see denarius.]
1. (Units) a unit of weight used to measure the fineness of silk and man-made fibres, esp when woven into women's tights, etc. It is equal to 1 gram per 9000 metres
2. (Textiles) a unit of weight used to measure the fineness of silk and man-made fibres, esp when woven into women's tights, etc. It is equal to 1 gram per 9000 metres
3. (Currencies) any of several former European coins of various denominations
4. (Historical Terms) any of several former European coins of various denominations
[C15: from Old French: coin, from Latin dēnārius denarius]
a person who denies
a person who denies.
de•nier2(dəˈnɪər, dənˈyeɪ or, esp. for 1, ˈdɛn yər)
1. a unit of weight indicating the fineness of fiber filaments and yarns, and equal to a yarn weighing one gram per each 9000 meters: used esp. for women's hosiery.
2. a small French coin, orig. of silver but later of copper, formerly issued in W Europe.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Old French < Latin dēnārius denarius]
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|Noun||1.||denier - a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon; "with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings"|
|2.||denier - any of various former European coins of different denominations|
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
|3.||denier - one who denies|