Bedimming
Bedim Be*dim" (b[-e]*d[i^]m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedimmed} (b[-e]*d[i^]md"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedimming}.] To make dim; to obscure or darken. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • bedimming — be·dim || bɪ dɪm v. darken; make unclear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedimming — bedimmˈing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑bedim …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedim — Be*dim (b[ e]*d[i^]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedimmed} (b[ e]*d[i^]md ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedimming}.] To make dim; to obscure or darken. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bedimmed — Bedim Be*dim (b[ e]*d[i^]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedimmed} (b[ e]*d[i^]md ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedimming}.] To make dim; to obscure or darken. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedim — /bi dim /, v.t., bedimmed, bedimming. to make dim; darken; obscure. [1560 70; BE + DIM] Syn. becloud, overcast, shroud; muddle. Ant. illumine, brighten. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedim — (v.) 1560s, from BE (Cf. be ) + DIM (Cf. dim) (adj.). Related: Bedimmed; bedimming …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedim — verb (bedims, bedimming, bedimmed) literary make dim …   English new terms dictionary

  • eclipse — n 1. obscuration, obfuscation, concealment, occultation, blockage, hiding, covering; darkening, shadowing, shading, adumbration, beclouding, overclouding, overcasting, bedimming, dimming. 2. overshadowing, outshining, outstripping, outdoing,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bedim — [bē dim′, bidim′] vt. bedimmed, bedimming to make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure …   English World dictionary

  • bedim — v.tr. (bedimmed, bedimming) poet. make (the eyes, mind, etc.) dim …   Useful english dictionary

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