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dew British & World English

Tiny drops of water that form on cool surfaces at night, when atmospheric vapour condenses

DEW British & World English

Distant early warning, a radar system in North America for the early detection of a missile attack

distant early warning British & World English

A radar system in North America set up during the Cold War for the early detection of a missile attack

DEW in distant early warning British & World English

A radar system in North America set up during the Cold War for the early detection of a missile attack

dew point British & World English

The atmospheric temperature (varying according to pressure and humidity) below which water droplets begin to condense and dew can form

dew pond British & World English

A shallow pond, especially an artificial one made on downs where the water supply from springs or surface drainage is inadequate

dew worm British & World English

An earthworm, in particular one that is used as fishing bait

mountain dew British & World English

Illicitly distilled alcohol, especially whisky or rum

dewdrop British & World English

A drop of dew