Dash Synonyms & Definitions
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• DashDefinition & Meaning in English
- (v. t.) To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there; as, to dash wine with water; to dash paint upon a picture.
- (n.) A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple.
- (v. t.) To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress.
- (n.) A rapid movement, esp. one of short duration; a quick stroke or blow; a sudden onset or rush; as, a bold dash at the enemy; a dash of rain.
- (n.) A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; -- used in horse racing, when a single trial constitutes the race.
- (n.) Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.
- (v. i.) To rust with violence; to move impetuously; to strike violently; as, the waves dash upon rocks.
- (n.) A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash.
- (v. t.) To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; -- with out; as, to dash out a word.
- (n.) A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash.
- (n.) The sign of staccato, a small mark [/] denoting that the note over which it is placed is to be performed in a short, distinct manner.
- (v. t.) To form or sketch rapidly or carelessly; to execute rapidly, or with careless haste; -- with off; as, to dash off a review or sermon.
- (n.) A mark or line [--], in writing or printing, denoting a sudden break, stop, or transition in a sentence, or an abrupt change in its construction, a long or significant pause, or an unexpected or epigrammatic turn of sentiment. Dashes are also sometimes used instead of marks or parenthesis.
- (v. t.) To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.
- (n.) Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.
- (v. t.) To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often used with against.
- (n.) The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone.
• DashingDefinition & Meaning in English
- (a.) Bold; spirited; showy.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dash
• DashboardDefinition & Meaning in English
- (n.) A board placed on the fore part of a carriage, sleigh, or other vehicle, to intercept water, mud, or snow, thrown up by the heels of the horses; -- in England commonly called splashboard.
- (n.) A screen at the bow af a steam launch to keep off the spray; -- called also sprayboard.
- (n.) The float of a paddle wheel.