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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.
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              The dim magnificence of poetry.       --Whewell.
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              How is the gold become dim!           --Lam. iv. 1.
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              I never saw
              The heavens so dim by day.            --Shak.
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              Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on,
              Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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     2. Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of
        apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
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              Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. --Job
                                                    xvii. 7.
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              The understanding is dim.             --Rogers.
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     Note: Obvious compounds: dim-eyed; dim-sighted, etc.
  
     Syn: Obscure; dusky; dark; mysterious; imperfect; dull;
          sullied; tarnished.
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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 illumination

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  dimmer
       See dim

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