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Dash

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dash \Dash\ (d[a^]sh), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dashing}.] [Of. Scand. origin; cf. Dan daske to beat, strike, Sw. & Icel. daska, Dan. & Sw. dask blow.]

1. To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often used with against.

If you dash a stone against a stone in the botton of the water, it maketh a sound. --Bacon.

2. To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.

Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. --Ps. ii. 9.

A brave vessel, . . . Dashed all to pieces. --Shak.

To perplex and dash Maturest counsels. --Milton.

3. To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress. --South.

Dash the proud gamester in his gilded car. --Pope.

4. To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there; as, to dash wine with water; to dash paint upon a picture.

I take care to dash the character with such particular circumstance as may prevent ill-natured applications. --Addison.

The very source and fount of day Is dashed with wandering isles of night. --Tennyson.

5. To form or sketch rapidly or carelessly; to execute rapidly, or with careless haste; -- with off; as, to dash off a review or sermon.

6. To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; -- with out; as, to dash out a word.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dash \Dash\, noun

1. Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.

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

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

Innocence when it has in it a dash of folly. --Addison.

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.

She takes upon her bravely at first dash. --Shak.

5. Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.

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

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.

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.

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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dash \Dash\, verb (used without an object) To rush with violence; to move impetuously; to strike violently; as, the waves dash upon rocks.

[He] dashed through thick and thin. --Dryden.

On each hand the gushing waters play, And down the rough cascade all dashing fall. --Thomson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dash

noun

1: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: {dash}, {elan}, {flair}, {panache}, {style}]

2: a quick run [syn: {dash}, {sprint}]

3: a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"

4: a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text [syn: {hyphen}, {dash}]

5: the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code [syn: {dash}, {dah}]

6: the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door" [syn: {dash}, {bolt}]

verb

1: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard" [syn: {dart}, {dash}, {scoot}, {scud}, {flash}, {shoot}]

2: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate" [syn: {smash}, {dash}]

3: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock" [syn: {crash}, {dash}]

4: destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"

5: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: {daunt}, {dash}, {scare off}, {pall}, {frighten off}, {scare away}, {frighten away}, {scare}]

6: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"


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