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Definition of the adjective dashed

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  1. having gaps or spaces
    • examples: I dashed off the report. | The news dashed our hopes. | The man dashed the bottle against the wall. | The glass was dashed to pieces. | Ken dashed up the slope. | His illness dashed all his hopes. | I dashed out just after breakfast. | A cat dashed out of the room. | The waves dashed against the rocks. | The waves dashed against the seawall.
    • synonym of dashed: dotted
    • similar: broken

Alternative definition of the adjective dashed


  1. Of a line, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  2. [British, informal] A euphemism for 'damned'.


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Google previewThe Focal Encyclopedia of Photography (2013)

by Michael R. Peres

Dashed line, photographic papers; solid line, 3200K lamp; broken line, amber safelight. (b) Variable contrast black and white paper spectral sensitivity with subtractive filters. Dashed line, variable contrast paper; broken line, light amber ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Nothing dashed the confidence of the mule like the braying ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang

The dashed lines track the path of each updraft center. Arrows on the hodograph indicate the supercell propagation velocities for the unidirectional (dashed) and turning (solid) wind shear profiles. Reproduced from Klemp, J.B., 1987.

Google previewDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004)

by James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera

The dashed lines show the predictions of the Giordano model (Ref. [12]) that includes quantum phase slips (heavy dashed lines: a= 1.3, fl=7.2; light dashed lines: a= 1, B= 1). The coefficients a and B are defined in Ref. [12] and determine the ...

Google previewOrnithological Dictionary; Or, Alphabetical Synopsis of British Birds (1802)

by George Montagu

across the middle of the greater coverts is a broad band of black, and another of the fame on the ends of the secondary quills, running into each other on those feathers nearest the body; the greater quills are dusky, dashed with ash-colour, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1977)

Volume 7 - Curve Fitting to Early Development of Programming Languages by Jack Belzer, Albert G. Holzman, Allen Kent

The dashed line is a fit to only three points. This is equivalent to reducing the weight of point x to zero. estimate of the process in question. Prediction is possible to within experimental error at all values of the independent variable which are ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: D-G (1900)

by Joseph Wright

While the labourer's wife, in many other parts, is only occupied in drinking tea, perhaps dashed with gin, Tuke Agric (1800)316. (a) Nhb.1 Nhb., Dur. By being completely incorporated, the mixture ceases to be inflammable. This is done by ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1900)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright

While the labourer's wife, in many other parts, is only occupied in drinking tea, perhaps dashed with gin, TUKE Agric. (1800)316. (a) Nhb.1 Nhb., Dur. By being completelyincorporated, the mixture ceases to be inflammable. This is done by ...

Google previewLibrary of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship (1895)

Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon

Spring-time came, and now the melting snowdrifts Drenched the fields, and half the young crop perished : Summer came, and the descending hail-storms Dashed the early ears down, half destroying: Autumn came, and frost the remnant ...

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Dashed Line

Taken in Harpswell, Maine at Mackerel Cove on Bailey Island.

Photo credit: Me in ME

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Quotes about Dashed

I'm finding it increasingly difficult to simply walk down the street. In New York, I dashed in to buy a big pair of sunglasses to conceal myself, but the guy behind the counter shouted 'Hey! It's Dr. House.' (Hugh Laurie)
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Scrabble value of D2A1S1H4E1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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