Definition of dimmer in English:


Line breaks: dim¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪmə


  • 1 (also dimmer switch) A device for varying the brightness of an electric light.
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    • The bathrooms are smartly tiled in black and white, and feature the unusual touch of a dimmer switch for the lights.
    • I turned down the dimmer switch as the harsh lights still hurt my eyes a little bit.
    • He was picturing a dimmer switch, and watching it turn down, lowering the lights to a more pleasant level.
  • 2US A headlight with a low beam.
  • 2.1 (dimmers) Small parking lights on a motor vehicle.

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