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Dash (IPA: /ˈdæʃ/)


Dash (v. t.)

To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often used with against.

Dash (v. t.)

To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.

Dash (v. t.)

To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress.

Dash (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.

Dash (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.

Dash (v. t.)

To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; -- with out; as, to dash out a word.

Dash (v. i.)

To rust with violence; to move impetuously; to strike violently; as, the waves dash upon rocks.

Dash (n.)

Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.

Dash (n.)

A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash.

Dash (n.)

A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple.

Dash (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.

Dash (n.)

Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.

Dash (n.)

A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash.

Dash (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.

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.

Dash (n.)

The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone.

Dash (n.)

A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; -- used in horse racing, when a single trial constitutes the race.

Dash

Punctuation mark

Dash

Amount of an ingredient

Dash

One of the two letters of the alphabet of Morse code, which corresponds to a long signal (duration = 3 dots)

Dash

Dog owned by Queen Victoria

Dash

Oriya surname

Dash (Last Name / Surname)

Dash is the #8,599 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 3,828 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Max: Mind if I drive ?Sam: Not if you don't mind me clawing at the dash and shrieking like a cheerleader." - Sam & Max

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary." - Poetry

Example Sentence (Quote)

" They that stand high have many blasts to shake them; And if they fall, they dash themselves to pieces." - Destiny

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Though his tongue Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels." - Speech

Example Sentence (Quote)

" You may use Dash or Zerocoin if you want to buy some weed. Not Bitcoin. - Bitmixer .IO" - Bitcoin mixer


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