Dash
Dash Dash, n. 1. Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash. [1913 Webster]

2. A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash. [1913 Webster]

3. A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple. [1913 Webster]

Innocence when it has in it a dash of folly. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

4. A rapid movement, esp. one of short duration; a quick stroke or blow; a sudden onset or rush; as, a bold dash at the enemy; a dash of rain. [1913 Webster]

She takes upon her bravely at first dash. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. Energy in style or action; animation; spirit. [1913 Webster]

6. A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash. [Low] [1913 Webster]

7. (Punctuation) A mark or line [--], in writing or printing, denoting a sudden break, stop, or transition in a sentence, or an abrupt change in its construction, a long or significant pause, or an unexpected or epigrammatic turn of sentiment. Dashes are also sometimes used instead of marks or parenthesis. --John Wilson. [1913 Webster]

8. (Mus.) (a) The sign of staccato, a small mark [?] denoting that the note over which it is placed is to be performed in a short, distinct manner. (b) The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone. [1913 Webster]

9. (Racing) A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; -- used in horse racing, when a single trial constitutes the race. [1913 Webster]


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