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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dim \Dim\, a. [Compar. Dimmer; superl. Dimmest.] [AS. dim; akin to OFries. dim, Icel. dimmr: cf. MHG. timmer, timber; of uncertain origin.] 1. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished. [1913 Webster] The dim magnificence of poetry. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] How is the gold become dim! --Lam. iv. 1. [1913 Webster] I never saw The heavens so dim by day. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on, Through words and things, a dim and perilous way. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse. [1913 Webster] Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. --Job xvii. 7. [1913 Webster] The understanding is dim. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] Note: Obvious compounds: dim-eyed; dim-sighted, etc. Syn: Obscure; dusky; dark; mysterious; imperfect; dull; sullied; tarnished. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
dim adj 1: lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music" [syn: subdued] 2: lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" [syn: faint, shadowy, vague, wispy] 3: made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner" [syn: dimmed] [ant: undimmed] 4: offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things" [syn: black, bleak] 5: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students" [syn: dense, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow] v 1: switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam [syn: dip] 2: become or make darker; "The screen darkend"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown" [syn: darken] [ant: brighten] 3: become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose" 4: make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver" 5: make dim by comparison or conceal [syn: blind] 6: become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred" [syn: blur, slur] [ant: focus] [also: dimming, dimmed, dimmest, dimmer]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
dimmer n : a rheostat that varies the current through an electric light in order to control the level of illuminationDin dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
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