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Definition of the noun dais

What does dais mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: daises

  1. a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

Alternative definition of the noun dais


  1. A raised platform in a room for dignified occupancy.


Dais, the Dark Warlord of Illusion, is the oldest of the Four Dark Warlords. His Illusion armor is infused with the virtue Nin, in the English version, the term "serenity" is used for brevity. His surekill is Web of Deception. His main opponent is Kento of Hardrock.


Dais: A dais is any raised platform located either inside or outside of a room or enclosure, often for dignified occupancy, as at the front of a lecture hall or sanctuary. At military parades, the dais is the raised, sometimes covered, platform from where the troops are reviewed, addresses made and salutes taken.

Phrases with Dais

Phrases starting with the word Dais:

  1. Dais Owenii
  2. Dais Cuneata
  3. Dais Dubiosa
  4. Dais Virgata
  5. Dais Argentea
  6. Dais Octandra
  7. Dais Linifolia
  8. Dais Pubescens
  9. Dais Laurifolia
  10. Dais Cotinifolia

Other phrases containing the word Dais:

  1. Species Dais Cuneata
  2. Species Dais Dubiosa
  3. Species Dais Sericea
  4. Species Dais Virgata
  5. Species Dais Argentea
  6. Species Dais Octandra
  7. Species Dais Linifolia
  8. Species Dais Laurifolia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dais

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Google previewPersistent Object Systems (2012)

Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems, Tarascon, Provence, France, 5–9 September 1994 by Malcolm Atkinson, David Maier, Veronique Benzaken

DAIS: An Object-Addressed Processor Cache Gordon Russell Paul Shaw Paul Cockshott Department of Computer Science, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland Abstract DAIS is a proposed processor incorporating hardware-based ...

Google previewOccasional Fac-simile Reprints of Rare English Tracts. (Complete in Thirty Parts.) (1641)

by Edmund William Ashbee

T dais is the Alsyse of all manner of bzeade of what graynz of come soeuer that it be.31t shall be weyed afterthefar. ehyng WalteuWhe Oymneu shallwey lesse than theWastel by by.n'.*s.bytause of the sethynge . AndlthefarthyngeWhyte lose ...

Google previewMiso Production (1980)

The Book of Miso by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi

The steamer dais is a 6-foot-square steel, brick, or cement platform raised about 1 foot above floor level. A boiler steam pipe comes up into the center of the platform. A 5 -inch-diameter metal plate perforated with about twenty 3/8- inch holes is ...

Google previewTwin Tollans (2007)

Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the Epiclassic to Early Postclassic Mesoamerican World by Jeff Karl Kowalski, Cynthia Kristan-Graham

Above the dais is a wall painting depicting what ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages: including ... biographical notices of ancient architects ... Illustrated by numerous engravings by J. Le Keux (1838)

DAIs, DEIs, dasium, low Lat. ; an elevated part of a floor; a platform in a hall, or banqueting room, raised above the level of the other flooring. On this was placed the principal table, having frequently a canopied seat, which was intended for the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (1838)

by John Britton, John Le Keux

Dais, Deis, dasium, low Lat. ; an elevated part of a floor ; a platform in a hall, or banqueting room, raised above the level of the other flooring. On this was placed the principal table, having frequently a canopied seat, which was intended for the ...

Google previewDictionary of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations (2012)

For Information and Communication Technologies and Related Areas by Jakob Vlietstra

Acyclic Graph DAGC Delayed Automation Gain Control DAI Direct Access Information DAI Distributed Artificial Intelligence DAIR Dynamic Allocation Interface Routine DAIS Digital Avionics Information System DAIS Direct Access Intelligence ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1859)

A - D by Hensleigh Wedgwood

Dais. Fr. Dais or daiz, a cloth of estate, canopy or heaven that stands over the heads of Prince's thrones ; also the whole state or seat ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Romance Languages

by F. Diez

dais, O. Fr. dais, Pr. defs a table, from discus, It. dcsca E. desk), G. (isch. Лада was a corruption of dais, ...

Google previewA dictionary of all the words commonly us'd in the English tongue (1725)

by Thomas Dyche

dais. dangerouiness deacon danglp deaconess daily Daniel deaconship daintily dank dead daintiness dankish deaden dainty dankishly deadly dairy dankishocfs deaf daisy dapping deafen daker-hen dapper deafish . dale dapple deafly ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

DAIS—DAISY. prevented or compensated wthe application or manure: or commercial fertilizers. hen only the butter is sold and the skimmed milk is fed to the farm stock the loss to the land consists mainly of carbon, which can be replaced at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (2003)

Family, Body, Sexuality And Health by Suad Joseph, Afsāna Naǧmābādī

The former was instituted to increase the number of Western-trained doctors, nurses, and nurse-midwives who provided services to Indians primarily in institutional settings, and the latter was initiated to provide training to the hereditary dais ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages, and Especially the Northern; Explaining Many Terms, Which, Though Now Obsolete in England, Were Formerly Common to Both Countries; and Elucidating National Rites, Customs, and Institutions, in Their Analogy to Those of Other Nations: to which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language (1808)

by John Jamieson

' 2 Dez's, dais, does, 0. E. sometimes denotes a table. - l'riore pra' ndente ad nluguam mensam, quam. Dais vulgariter appellamus, &c. M. Paris. Vit.

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Scrabble value of D2A1I1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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