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Definition of the noun dune
What does dune mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: dunes
- a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
- examples: We walked on the dune. | From the tall dune I could see over the whole island. | From the high dune, I could see the whole island. | From the high dune, I had a view of the whole island. | I found her footprints in the sand of the dune.
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- synonym of dune: sand dune
- more generic word: ridge = a long narrow natural elevation or striation
- more specific term: seif dune = a long and tall sand dune with a sharp crest
Alternative definition of the noun dune
- [geomorphology] A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.
"Dune" is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides and includes an ensemble of well-known American and European actors in supporting roles. It was filmed at the Churubusco Studios in Mexico City and included a soundtrack by the band Toto. The plot concerns a young man foretold as the "Kwisatz Haderach" who will lead the native Fremen of the titular desert planet to victory over the malevolent House Harkonnen.
- also known as Dunas, Ντιούν
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Italian Language
- producer: Raffaella De Laurentiis
- executive producer: Dino De Laurentiis
- production design by Anthony Masters
- art direction by Pier Luigi Basile & Benjamin Fernandez
- written by David Lynch
- based on "Dune" by Frank Herbert
- Francesca Annis as Lady Jessica
- Leonardo Cimino as The Baron's Doctor
- Brad Dourif as Piter De Vries
- José Ferrer as Shaddam Corrino IV
- Linda Hunt as Shadout Mapes
- Freddie Jones as Thufir Hawat
- Richard Jordan as Duncan Idaho
- Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides
- Virginia Madsen as Princess Irulan
- Silvana Mangano as Reverend Mother Ramallo
- Everett McGill as Stilgar
- Kenneth McMillan as Vladimir Harkonnen
- Jack Nance as Iankin Nefud
- Siân Phillips as Gaius Helen Mohiam
- Jürgen Prochnow as Leto Atreides I
- Paul L. Smith as Glossu Rabban
- Patrick Stewart as Gurney Halleck
- Sting as Feyd-Rautha
- Dean Stockwell as Wellington Yueh
- Max von Sydow as Liet-Kynes
- Alicia Witt as Alia Atreides
- Sean Young as Chani
- Danny Corkill as Orlop
- Honorato Magaloni as Otheym
- Judd Omen as Jamis
- Molly Wryn as Harah
- Angélica Aragón as Bene Gesserit Sister
- Miguel Cane as Little Fremen Boy
- Humberto Elizondo as Czigo
- Ernesto Laguardia as Harkonnen's Victim
- David Lynch as Spice Worker
- James Mathers as Fremen Boy
- Ramón Menéndez as Kinet
- Ana Ofelia Murguía as Palace Maid #1
- Claudia Ramírez as Fremen Girl
- Julieta Rosen as Palace Maid #2
- John Sabol as Fedaykin Fighter
- Margarita Sanz as Lady Jessica's Maid
- Jacqueline Voltaire
- casting by Jane Jenkins
- cinematography by Freddie Francis
- edited by Antony Gibbs
- music by Toto
- costume design by Bob Ringwood
- set decoration by Giorgio Desideri
- genres: Action Film, Adventure Film, Science Fiction, LGBT, Film adaptation, Cult film, Thriller, Drama
- subject: Kwisatz Haderach
- dedicated by to Federico De Laurentiis
- A spectacular journey through the wonders of space and the mysteries of time, from the...
- It is a world where sandworms 1,000 feet long guard creation's greatest treasure - the spice...
- Its surface is barren. Its true strength hidden. Its foreboding desert conceals the power to...
- A world beyond your experience, beyond your imagination.
- The Motion Picture Event For 1984
- A place beyond your dreams, A movie beyond your imagination.
- You are about to enter a world where the unexpected, the unknown, and the unbelievable meet.
- A world where the mighty, the mad, and the magical will have their final battle.
- You are about to enter a world where kingdoms are built on earth that moves, and skies are...
- rating: PG-13 (USA)
- released on (31 years ago)
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Phrases with Dune
Phrases starting with the word Dune:
- Dune Coon
- Dune Lark
- Dune Broom
- dune buggy
- Dune Holly
- Dune Willow
- dune cycling
- Dune Ragwort
- Dune Larkspur
- Dune Primrose
- Dune Scurfpea
- Dune Tetramolopium
- Dune Unicorn Plant
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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Dune
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Deserts and arid lands (2012)
by F. El-Baz
A linear dune is a sandy edifice, narrowly elongate at the base, placed in a rectilinear direction, and sinuousin detail (Fig. 7).
Dune and Philosophy (2011)
Weirding Way of the Mentat by Jeffery Nicholas
Frank Herbert's Dune is the biggest-selling science fiction story of all time; the original book and its numerous sequels have transported millions of readers into the alternate reality of the Duniverse.
The Little Book of Perfumes (2011)
The Hundred Classics by Luca Turin, Tania Sanchez
Dune is a strong contender for...
Drift is a snow hill or ridge formed by the wind; dune is a sand hill or ridge formed by the wind. The correct answer is (E). The moon revolves around the earth; the earth revolves around the sun. The correct answer is (E). A necklace is an ...
Dune: The Butlerian Jihad (2010)
by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
Dune is the planetchild of the worm. —from “The Legend of Selim Wormrider,” Zensunni Fire Poetry For an entire day and deep into the night, the monstrous sandworm raced across the desert, forced beyond its normal territorial range. As the ...
Phenomenology and Aesthetics (2012)
Approaches to Comparative Literature and the Other Arts by M. Kronegger
Edmond Dune is a special case in Luxembourg literature.
Flirting With Big Ideas by Kristie Miller, Marlene Clark
TINASHE DUNE is a higher degree research student and a postgraduate teaching fellowin the facultyofhealth sciences at the University of Sydney, Australia. After being awardedaBAin psychologyfromCarleton University, Tinashe moved ...
The Sahara Desert (2001)
The Biggest Desert by Aileen Weintraub
A sand dune is a mountain of sand. Some dunes can be as high as 600 feet (1 83 m). These dunes are found in huge areas of shifting sand called ergs. Regs are another type of landform found in the desert. Regs are broad plains covered ...
Building Eco-friendly Communities by Anne E. Maczulak
A sand dune is a fragile ecosystem because it contains few species that must depend on each other for energy and other services, especially compared with a forest ecosystem, which is complex and contains many species. People affect ...
Coastal Environments (2013)
An Introduction to the Physical, Ecological, and Cultural Systems of Coastlines by R. W.G. Carter
The constant, temporally asymmetric sediment exchange between beach and dune is an important natural process for maintaining both morphological stability and ecological diversity. It should not be artificially disturbed. In addition to ...
by Frank Herbert
Dune is a modernday conglomeration of familiar myths, a tale in which great sandworms guard a precious treasure of melange, the geriatric spice that represents, among other things, the finite resource of oil. The planet Arrakis features ...
Dune also contains a number of other languages, described but not detailed, that relate to diplomatic intrigue, such as Atreidean hand signals and a language of humming employed by some members of the House of Corrino that allows them ...
by Maurice Schwartz
The cliff section shows two Pleistocene dune calcarenite formations capped by calcretes and paleosols, surmounted by...
Encyclopedia of Deserts (2017)
by Michael A. Mares
Dune buggies, like most off-road vehicles, have come under increasing regulation in recent years.-Thomas E. Lacher, Jr. See also ARABIAN GULF, DESERTS OF; CALIFORNIA DESERT, COLLUVIAL ...
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Shifting sands at the Winnemucca dunes.
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Port Fairy. Victoria.
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Getting close and personal with one of the giant dunes in the Sossusvlei area.
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- Sossusvlei Dune Ribs
The massive dunes on the north of the valley on the way down to Sossusvlei.
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- Dune Jumping
Mongolian Road Trip Day 2
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- Formby dune fun
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- Dune forest
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- Elim Dune
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- Dune Meaning
Video shows what dune means. A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.. dune synonyms: sand dune, sand-dune. dune pronunciation. How to pronounce ...
- Mr. Dune's Word & Language Study Test
- Unedited...just some dune riding...prolly some poor language too....
- JeanPaul Sartre La Transcendance de LEgo Esquisse DUne Description Phenomenologique
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Quotes about Dune
Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase.... The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who do survive. (Frank Herbert)
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Scrabble value of D2U1N1E1
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.
Anagrams of DUNE
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