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  • 141 dim, diminished —   [englisch, dɪ mɪnɪʃd; wörtlich »vermindert«], Akkordsymbolschrift …

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  • 142 dim sum —    (dim sum) [Chinese: touch the heart] In Chinese cooking, fried, baked, or steamed dumplings filled with pork, seafood, etc., served as a snack or appetizer …

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  • 143 dim-sight — dim sight·ed·ness; …

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  • 144 dim-sightedness — dim sight·ed·ness …

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  • 145 dim-wittedly — dim wit·ted·ly …

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  • 146 dim-wittedness — dim wit·ted·ness …

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  • 147 dim|er|ism — «DIHM uh rihz uhm», noun. dimerous quality or nature …

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  • 148 dim|er|ous — «DIHM uhr uhs», adjective. 1. consisting of two parts or divisions. 2. (of a flower) having two members in each whorl (generally written 2 merous). 3. Entomology. having two jointed tarsi. ╂[< New Latin dimerus (with English ous) < Greek… …

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  • 149 dim|e|ter — «DIHM uh tuhr», noun. a line of poetry having two feet. Example: »The hood ed bat Twirls soft ly by (Walter de la Mare). ╂[< Latin dimetrus < Greek dímetros < di two + métron meter] …

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  • 150 dim|i|nu|tion|al — «DIHM uh NOO shuh nuhl, NYOO », adjective. tending toward diminution; reductive: »His is a diminutional talent: he can make things clear by making them small (Atlantic) …

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  • 151 dim|i|nu|tion — «DIHM uh NOO shuhn, NYOO », noun. 1. a diminishing; lessening; reduction; decrease: »The colonists fought to prevent any diminution of their rights by the king. Age brought a gradual diminution of his strength and energy. The diminution of true… …

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  • 152 dim|ma|ble — «DIHM uh buhl», adjective. that can be dimmed: »dimmable headlight bulbs …

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  • 153 dim|mer — «DIHM uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that dims. 2. a device that dims an electric light, especially automobile headlights …

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  • 154 dim|out — «DIHM OWT», noun. a lessening or concealing of light at night: »Newfoundland…was already on a war footing, complete with ration laws and dimouts (Maclean s) …

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  • 155 dim|ple — «DIHM puhl», noun, verb, pled, pling. –n. 1. a small, hollow place in the skin, usually in the cheek or chin: »She has dimples in her cheeks when she smiles. There s a boil on his ear and a corn on his chin He calls it a dimple but dimples stick… …

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  • 156 dim|ply — «DIHM plee», adjective. having dimples …

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  • 157 dim|wit — «DIHM WIHT», noun. Informal. a stupid person; simpleton; fool: »... a slothful, inconsistent dimwit which gets along solely on a few inherited habits (Time) …

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  • 158 dim·i·nu·tion — /ˌdıməˈnuːʃən/ noun, pl tions formal : the act or process of becoming less [singular] a diminution [=(more commonly) decrease] of power [noncount] the diminution of wealth …

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  • 159 dim·mer — /ˈdımɚ/ noun, pl mers [count] : a device that allows you to control the brightness of a light All the lights in the room are on dimmers. [=all the lights can be made brighter or dimmer because they have special switches] a dimmer switch …

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  • 160 dim·wit — /ˈdımˌwıt/ noun, pl wits [count] informal : a stupid person a harmless dimwit …

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