Pronunciation: (dīm), [key]
1. a cupronickel-clad coin of the U.S. and Canada, the 10th part of a dollar, equal to 10 cents.
a. ten dollars.
b. a 10-year prison sentence.
c. See dime bag.
3. a dime a dozen, Informal.so abundant that the value has decreased; readily available.
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