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Dallies

ˈdæl.i

Meanings of Dallies:

verb

Act or move slowly.

Usage examples:

She'd dallied upstairs long enough to put on a little make-up

Dally

ˈdæl.i

Meanings of Dally:

verb

Act or move slowly.

Usage examples:

She'd dallied upstairs long enough to put on a little make-up

Dally-with

ˈdæl.i

Meanings of Dally-with:

phrasal verb

To be romantically or sexually involved with someone, usually for a short time, without really loving that person

Usage examples:

It's cruel the way she just dallies with his affections., he had occasionally dallied with the idea…

Dallying

ˈdæl.i

Meanings of Dallying:

verb

Act or move slowly.

Usage examples:

She'd dallied upstairs long enough to put on a little make-up

Meanings of Dalmatian:

noun

A dog of a large, white short-haired breed with dark spots.

Usage examples:

Large, powerful dogs are frequently targeted, including akitas, chow chows, dalmatians, dobermans, …
adjective

Relating to dalmatia.

Usage examples:

The marble the us built the white house with comes from the dalmatian coast of croatia.

Dalmatians

dalˈmeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Dalmatians:

noun

A dog of a large, white short-haired breed with dark spots.

Usage examples:

Large, powerful dogs are frequently targeted, including akitas, chow chows, dalmatians, dobermans, …
adjective

Relating to dalmatia.

Usage examples:

The marble the us built the white house with comes from the dalmatian coast of croatia.

Dalmatic

dalˈmatɪk

Meanings of Dalmatic:

noun

A wide-sleeved long, loose vestment open at the sides, worn by deacons and bishops, and by monarchs at their coronation.

Usage examples:

During the middle ages decoration reached a height unrivalled since and dalmatics were heavily ador…

Meanings of Dalmatics:

noun

A wide-sleeved long, loose vestment open at the sides, worn by deacons and bishops, and by monarchs at their coronation.

Usage examples:

During the middle ages decoration reached a height unrivalled since and dalmatics were heavily ador…

Dalradian

dalˈrɑːdɪən

Meanings of Dalradian:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a series of late precambrian metamorphic rocks occurring in scotland and ireland.

Usage examples:

He gained particular recognition as a leading authority on the dalradian rocks of the eastern scott…
noun

A series of late precambrian metamorphic rocks occurring in scotland and ireland.

Usage examples:

Here, the first grampian deformation to affect the dalradian can be matched with very low-grade roc…

Dalton

ˈdɔːlt(ə)n

Meanings of Dalton:

noun

A unit used in expressing the molecular weight of proteins, equivalent to atomic mass unit.

Usage examples:

Sterically unhindered because its molecular weight is 527 daltons, argatroban neutralizes the activ…

Daltonism

ˈdɔːlt(ə)nɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Daltonism:

noun

Another term for protanopia, a form of colour blindness.

Dam

dæm

Meanings of Dam:

noun

A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply.

Usage examples:

The dam burst after torrential rain
verb

Build a dam across (a river or lake).

Usage examples:

The river was dammed to form lake powell
abbreviation

Decametre(s).

Dam-up

dæm

Meanings of Dam-up:

phrasal verb

To build a dam across a river in order to store water

Damage

ˈdæm.ɪdʒ

Meanings of Damage:

noun

Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something.

Usage examples:

Bombing caused extensive damage to the town
verb

Inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

Usage examples:

The car was badly damaged in the accident

Damaged

ˈdæm.ɪdʒd

Meanings of Damaged:

verb

Inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

Usage examples:

The car was badly damaged in the accident
noun

Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something.

Usage examples:

Bombing caused extensive damage to the town
adjective

Harmed or spoiled

Usage examples:

They're selling off damaged goods at reduced prices., both the cars involved in the accident looked…

Damages

ˈdamɪdʒ

Meanings of Damages:

noun

Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something.

Usage examples:

Bombing caused extensive damage to the town
verb

Inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

Usage examples:

The car was badly damaged in the accident
plural noun

Money that is paid to someone by a person or organization who was responsible for causing some injury or loss

Usage examples:

They were awarded $500,000 in damages.

Damaging

ˈdæm.ɪ.dʒɪŋ

Meanings of Damaging:

adjective

Causing physical damage.

Usage examples:

New cars are less damaging to the environment
verb

Inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

Usage examples:

The car was badly damaged in the accident

Meanings of Damar:

noun

Resin obtained from any of a number of tropical, chiefly indo-malaysian trees, used to make varnish.

Usage examples:

Acrylic and ketone resins are used in place of the traditional dammar, mastic, and copal resins for…

Damara

dəˈmɑːrə

Meanings of Damara:

noun

A member of a people inhabiting mountainous parts of namibia and speaking the nama language.

Usage examples:

Who would entertain the idea of the san, damaras, namas, tswanas and hereros returning to their for…
adjective

Relating to the damara.

Usage examples:

Frederik and the groomers are traditional damara people and sing church songs and harmonic lullabie…

Damascene

ˈdaməsiːn

Meanings of Damascene:

adjective

Relating to the city of damascus.

Usage examples:

A damascene geographer
noun

A native or inhabitant of damascus.

Usage examples:

Like other peoples of the mediterranean region, damascenes favored a relatively dramatic style of s…

Meanings of Damascened:

adjective

(of iron or steel) given a wavy pattern by hammer-welding and repeated heating and forging.

Usage examples:

A damascened blade

Damascenes

ˈdaməsiːn

Meanings of Damascenes:

noun

A native or inhabitant of damascus.

Usage examples:

Like other peoples of the mediterranean region, damascenes favored a relatively dramatic style of s…
adjective

Relating to the city of damascus.

Usage examples:

A damascene geographer

Damascus

dəˈmæsk.əs

Meanings of Damascus:

proper noun

The capital of syria since the country's independence in 1946; population 1,614,300 (est. 2009). it has existed as a city for over 4,000 years.

noun

The capital city of syria, in the southwestern part of the country

Usage examples:

Our senior international correspondent is reporting live from damascus., the finest sight in damasc…

Damask

ˈdæm.əsk

Meanings of Damask:

noun

A rich, heavy silk or linen fabric with a pattern woven into it, used for table linen and upholstery.

Usage examples:

The walls are covered with faded red damask
adjective

Having the velvety pink or light red colour of a damask rose.

Usage examples:

Her damask cheek
verb

Short for damask rose.

Damasked

ˈdaməsk

Meanings of Damasked:

verb

Decorate with or as if with a variegated pattern.

Usage examples:

Flowers damask the fragrant seat
noun

A rich, heavy silk or linen fabric with a pattern woven into it, used for table linen and upholstery.

Usage examples:

The walls are covered with faded red damask
adjective

Having the velvety pink or light red colour of a damask rose.

Usage examples:

Her damask cheek

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