Definition of dwell in English:
verb (past and past participle dweltdwelt or dwelled)[no object]
- She pleased the many tourists that flocked to see the gypsy caravan that dwelt in the forest.
- The light made her squint and cower back, like some animal that had dwelled in caves for all time.
- This was where the people I truly considered my kin dwelt.
- The Law Commission too dwelt on the subject extensively.
- Earlier, he dwelt on the subjects of environment and the Yamuna river.
- Generally speaking, I think dwelling on other designers gets in the way of the work.
- He dwelt with fastidious detail on her figure and the cleanliness of her fingernails.
- The camera dwells lovingly on bookshelves, there are close ups of book covers and their spines, the title page and the endpapers.
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- The interim dwell takes place before the second substep and includes the hydrolysis reaction.
- The calculation of Eq. 32 assumes that there is no correlation between the dwells at very long dwell times.
- When the particle emits enough photons and the dwell time is such that photons emitted by a specific particle are registered in consecutive series of dwells, the intensities in these dwells become correlated with one another.
Old English dwellan 'lead astray, hinder, delay' (in Middle English 'tarry, remain in a place'), of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwellen 'stun, perplex' and Old Norse dvelja 'delay, tarry, stay'.
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