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Meanings of Desmans:

noun

A small semiaquatic european mammal related to the mole, with a long tubular muzzle and webbed toes.

Usage examples:

The family talpidae consists of moles and desmans; currently, its approximately 42 species are grou…

Desmid

ˈdɛzmɪd

Meanings of Desmid:

noun

A single-celled freshwater alga which appears to be composed of two rigid cells with a shared nucleus. the presence of desmids is usually an indicator of unpolluted water.

Usage examples:

Several desmids investigated had nuclei too large to be accommodated by the photometer aperture sys…

Desmids

ˈdɛzmɪd

Meanings of Desmids:

noun

A single-celled freshwater alga which appears to be composed of two rigid cells with a shared nucleus. the presence of desmids is usually an indicator of unpolluted water.

Usage examples:

Several desmids investigated had nuclei too large to be accommodated by the photometer aperture sys…

Desmoid

ˈdɛzmɔɪd

Meanings of Desmoid:

adjective

Denoting a type of fibrous tumour of muscle and connective tissue, typically in the abdomen.

Usage examples:

In the first part of the study, bmps were found in both fibrous dysplasia and desmoid tumors.

Desmosome

ˈdɛzməsəʊm

Meanings of Desmosome:

noun

A structure by which two adjacent cells are attached, formed from protein plaques in the cell membranes linked by filaments.

Usage examples:

Specialized structures were present, including microvilli of varying length, desmosomes, and cell m…

Meanings of Desolate:

adjective

(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.

Usage examples:

A desolate pennine moor
verb

Make (a place) appear bleakly empty.

Usage examples:

The droughts that desolated the dry plains

Desolated

ˈdes.əl.eɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Desolated:

verb

Make (a place) appear bleakly empty.

Usage examples:

The droughts that desolated the dry plains
adjective

(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.

Usage examples:

A desolate pennine moor

Desolately

ˈdes.əl.ət.li

Meanings of Desolately:

adverb

In a way that shows that you are extremely sad and alone or empty

Usage examples:

She looked desolately round the room., "there is nowhere i can escape to," he thought desolately.

Meanings of Desolates:

verb

Make (a place) appear bleakly empty.

Usage examples:

The droughts that desolated the dry plains
adjective

(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.

Usage examples:

A desolate pennine moor

Meanings of Desolating:

verb

Make (a place) appear bleakly empty.

Usage examples:

The droughts that desolated the dry plains
adjective

(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.

Usage examples:

A desolate pennine moor

Desolation

dɛsəˈleɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Desolation:

noun

A state of complete emptiness or destruction.

Usage examples:

The stony desolation of the desert

Desorb

diːˈsɔːb

Meanings of Desorb:

verb

Cause the release of (an adsorbed substance) from a surface.

Usage examples:

These ‘active points’ desorb the resultant alkane

Desorbed

diːˈsɔːb

Meanings of Desorbed:

verb

Cause the release of (an adsorbed substance) from a surface.

Usage examples:

These ‘active points’ desorb the resultant alkane

Desorbing

diːˈsɔːb

Meanings of Desorbing:

verb

Cause the release of (an adsorbed substance) from a surface.

Usage examples:

These ‘active points’ desorb the resultant alkane

Desorbs

diːˈsɔːb

Meanings of Desorbs:

verb

Cause the release of (an adsorbed substance) from a surface.

Usage examples:

These ‘active points’ desorb the resultant alkane

Meanings of Desorption:

noun

The release of an adsorbed substance from a surface.

Usage examples:

Cholesterol desorption from cell membranes

Meanings of Despair:

noun

The complete loss or absence of hope.

Usage examples:

A voice full of self-hatred and despair
verb

Lose or be without hope.

Usage examples:

We should not despair

Despaired

dɪˈspeər

Meanings of Despaired:

verb

Lose or be without hope.

Usage examples:

We should not despair
noun

The complete loss or absence of hope.

Usage examples:

A voice full of self-hatred and despair

Meanings of Despairing:

adjective

Showing the loss of all hope.

Usage examples:

He gave a despairing little shrug
verb

Lose or be without hope.

Usage examples:

We should not despair

Despairingly

dɪˈspeə.rɪŋ.li

Meanings of Despairingly:

adverb

Showing that you feel that there is no hope and that you can do nothing to improve a difficult or worrying situation

Usage examples:

He rubbed his hand despairingly over his face., "now what?" she thought despairingly.

Meanings of Despairs:

noun

The complete loss or absence of hope.

Usage examples:

A voice full of self-hatred and despair
verb

Lose or be without hope.

Usage examples:

We should not despair

Meanings of Despatch:

verb

Send off to a destination or for a purpose.

Usage examples:

He dispatched messages back to base
noun

The sending of someone or something to a destination or for a purpose.

Usage examples:

A resolution authorizing the dispatch of a peacekeeping force

Despatched

dɪˈspatʃ

Meanings of Despatched:

verb

Send off to a destination or for a purpose.

Usage examples:

He dispatched messages back to base
noun

The sending of someone or something to a destination or for a purpose.

Usage examples:

A resolution authorizing the dispatch of a peacekeeping force

Despatcher

dɪˈspatʃə

Meanings of Despatcher:

noun

A person whose job is to receive messages and organize the movement of people or vehicles, especially in the emergency services.

Usage examples:

He told the dispatcher that his wife wasn't breathing

Despatchers

dɪˈspætʃ.ər

Meanings of Despatchers:

noun

A person whose job is to receive messages and organize the movement of people or vehicles, especially in the emergency services.

Usage examples:

He told the dispatcher that his wife wasn't breathing

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