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DEW

Saltos de línea: DEW

abreviatura

  • Distant early warning, a radar system in North America for the early detection of a missile attack: [as modifier]: the DEW line

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Palabra del día mage
Pronunciación: meɪdʒ
noun
a magician or learned person

Hay 2 definiciones de DEW en inglés:

dew

Saltos de línea: dew
Pronunciación: /ˈdjuː
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1Tiny drops of water that form on cool surfaces at night, when atmospheric vapour condenses: the grass was wet with dew [in singular]: a cold, heavy dew dripped from the leaves
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    • Adults feed on water drops or dew and are short-lived.
    • When our second child was on the way, we purchased a house that was warmer, but sat above a basement that filled with water after every heavy dew.
    • Most manufacturers recommend that at least two hours be allowed for paint to dry before sunset if cool temperatures and heavy dew are expected that evening.
  • 1.1 [in singular] A beaded or glistening liquid resembling dew: her body had broken out in a fine dew of perspiration
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    • A fine dew of perspiration stood out on her cheeks and forehead.
    • ‘What I'm meaning to say’, she began, the dew of tears rimming her eyes, ‘is that I went to the docks and your Dad wasn't there.’

verbo

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  • Moisten with drops of liquid: sweat dewed her lashes
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    • The light rain had long since finished, damping its cold wet tears on the land below, which was dewed with dots of small wet and cold beads.
    • Her hair flew along the current of the wind, her long pretty lashes dewed with tears.
    • This afternoon, my skin dewed with a thin sheen of glistening fresh sweat, something snapped.

Origen

Old English dēaw, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dauw and German Tau (noun), tauen (verb).

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