dressing
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the act or process of one who dresses b. an instance of such act or process 2. a. a sauce for adding to a dish (as a salad) b. a seasoned mixture usually used as a stuffing (as for poultry) 3. a. material (as ointment or gauze) applied to cover a lesion or wound b. fertilizing material (as manure or compost)

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  • Dressing — Dress ing, n. 1. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to cover a sore or wound. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 3. Manure or compost over land. When it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dressing — may refer to: Dressing (medical), a medical covering for a wound, usually made of cloth Ore dressing Salad dressing, a type of sauce which is generally poured on a salad, or spread on the bread of a sandwich Stuffing, a mixture of various… …   Wikipedia

  • dressing — room [ dresiŋrum ] ou dressing [ dresiŋ ] n. m. • 1875, 1972; mot angl. (1675) « cabinet de toilette », proprt « pièce (room) pour s habiller (dressing) » ♦ Anglic. Petite pièce attenante à une chambre à coucher, où sont rangés ou pendus les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dressing — s.n. Sos rece pe bază de vinegretă sau maioneză, folosit pentru asezonarea salatelor; engl. dressing. Trimis de gal, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DGE  DRÉSSING s. n. încăpere debara, în care poate încăpea toată îmbrăcămintea casei.. (< engl. dressing)… …   Dicționar Român

  • dressing — mid 14c., verbal noun from DRESS (Cf. dress) (v.). Sense in cookery is from c.1500. Meaning bandage is first recorded 1713. Dressing gown attested from 1777; dressing room from 1670s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dressing — Dressing. См. Правка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • dressing — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. dresing] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż IIa, D. u {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} rodzaj sosu używanego do sałatek <ang.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • dressing — ► NOUN 1) a sauce for salads, usually consisting of oil and vinegar with herbs or other flavourings. 2) N. Amer. stuffing. 3) a piece of material placed on a wound to protect it. 4) size or stiffening used in the finishing of fabrics. 5) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • dressing — [dres′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one that dresses 2. that which is used to dress something, as manure applied to soil or medicines and bandages applied to wounds 3. a substance used to stiffen fabric during manufacture 4. a sauce as for salads 5. a… …   English World dictionary

  • dressing — n. bandage 1) to apply, put on a dressing (to apply a dressing to a wound) 2) to remove; replace a dressing 3) a sterile dressing sauce 4) a salad dressing (blue cheese; creamy Italian; French; Italian; Roquefort; Russian; Thousand Island;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Dressing — Knoblauchdressing Salatsaucen werden verwendet, um Salate schmackhafter zu machen, für eine erweiterte Geschmacksnote (z. B. pikant, süss sauer, fruchtig) und um die Zutaten miteinander zu verbinden. Die wohl häufigste Salatsauce ist eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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