Smear dab
Smear dab Smear" dab" (Zo["o]l.) The sand fluke (b) . [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • smear-dab — smearˈ dab see ↑lemon2 • • • Main Entry: ↑smear …   Useful english dictionary

  • smear dab — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smear dab — europinė mažažiotė plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microstomus kitt angl. dover lemon sole; lemon dab; smear dab rus. европейская малоротая камбала; малоротая камбала ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • smear dab — azijinė mažažiotė plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microstomus pacificus angl. Chinese sole; dover sole; smear dab rus. восточнотихоокеанская малоротая камбала; тихоокеанский малорот ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • smear dab — noun : a brown mottled flatfish (Microstomus microcephalus) of the coasts of northern Europe and Iceland that has a slimy skin and is highly esteemed as food; also : any of various other flatfishes …   Useful english dictionary

  • dab — [n] small quantity bit, blob, dollop, drop, fleck, flick, pat, peck, smidgen, smudge, speck, spot, stroke, tap, touch; concept 835 Ant. glob, mass dab [v] blot up; touch lightly bedaub, besmear, daub, pat, peck, plaster, smear, smudge, stipple,… …   New thesaurus

  • smear — [v1] rub on, spread over apply, bedaub, besmirch, blur, coat, cover, dab, daub, defile, dirty, discolor, overlay, overspread, patch, plaster, slop, smudge, soil, spatter, spray, sprinkle, stain, sully, taint, tar, tarnish; concepts 172,202,215… …   New thesaurus

  • smear — smearer, n. /smear/, v.t. 1. to spread or daub (an oily, greasy, viscous, or wet substance) on or over something: to smear butter on bread. 2. to spread or daub an oily, greasy, viscous, or wet substance on: to smear bread with butter. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • dab — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. spot, pinch, bit. See littleness. v. pat, tap. See impulse. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bit, pat, dollop; see bit 1 . v. Syn. tap, peck, pat, daub; see touch 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. bit,… …   English dictionary for students

  • smear — Synonyms and related words: anoint, apply paint, asperse, aspersion, attack, attaint, badge of infamy, bar sinister, baton, beat, bedaub, bedizen, beeswax, befoul, begild, begrime, bend sinister, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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