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daiquiri Tweet Definition of daiquiri Like Definition of daiquiri on Facebook
noun
  1. A cocktail of rum, lemon or lime juice and sugar, sometimes with fruit added.
deposit Tweet Definition of deposit Like Definition of deposit on Facebook
noun
  1. Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems.
  2. asset that was left to the care of the other
  3. Money placed in an account.
  4. The act of placing money into an account.
  5. Anything left behind on a surface.
a mineral
a of seaweed on the shore
  1. A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase.
They put a on the apartment.
verb
  1. (transitive) To leave or adhere one material or item onto another.
He deposited his gum on the bottom of the table.
  1. To entrust one's assets to the care of another. Sometimes done as collateral.
  2. (transitive) To put money or funds into an account.
dosage Tweet Definition of dosage Like Definition of dosage on Facebook
noun
  1. The administration of a drug etc, in a measured amount; dosing
  2. The addition of a small measured amount of a substance to something e.g. sugar to wine
  3. The measured amount so administered or added; the dose
dose Tweet Definition of dose Like Definition of dose on Facebook
noun
  1. A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  2. The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation) administered at any one time.
verb (dos, ing)
  1. To administer a dose
  2. To prescribe a dose
draft Tweet Definition of draft Like Definition of draft on Facebook
noun
  1. an early version of a written work
    • I have to revise the first draft of my term paper.
      1. a preliminary sketch, rough outline
      2. Depth of water needed to float ship also spelled draught.
      3. a current of air, usually coming into a room or vehicle also spelled draught.
      4. a cheque, an order for money to be paid
      5. an amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow also spelled draught.
    • She took a deep draught from the bottle of water.
      1. conscription, the system of forcing people to serve in the military
    • He left the country to avoid the draft.
      1. (sports) a system of assigning rookie players to professional sports teams
adjective
  1. Referring to drinks on tap as opposed to bottled. (draft beers)
DRAM Tweet Definition of DRAM Like Definition of DRAM on Facebook
initialism
  1. dynamic random-access memory
dry Tweet Definition of dry Like Definition of dry on Facebook
verb (dries, drying, dried)
  1. (intransitive) To become dry.
  2. (transitive) To make dry. (e.g., your eyes)
Devin dried her eyes with a handkerchief.
adjective (drier, driest or dryest)
  1. free, Free from liquid or moisture.
Could you hand me a towel?
My throat feels itchy and .
Cover the chicken as it bakes or it'll get too .
  1. (chemistry) Free of water in any state; anhydrous
Dry alcohol is 200 proof.
  1. Maintaining temperance; void or abstinent from alcoholic beverages.
A former alcoholic, he's been for almost a year now.
You'll have to drive out of this county to find any liquor.

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