- (typography) The symbol " (en-dash) or " (em-dash)
verb (dash, es)
- sometimes dash is also used colloquially to refer to the symbol - (hyphen)
- A short run.
- A small quantity of a liquid substance; less than 1/8 of a teaspoon.
- Add a of vinegar
- A dashboard.
- One of the two symbols of Morse code.
- (intransitive) To run quickly or for a short distance.
- He dashed across the field.
- (context, intransitive, informal) To leave or depart.
- I have to now. See you soon.
- (transitive) To destroy by striking (against).
- He dashed the bottle against the bar and turned about to fight.
- (transitive) To throw violently.
- The man was dashed from the vehicle during the accident.
- (transitive) To sprinkle; to splatter.
- (transitive) To ruin; to destroy.
- Her hopes were dashed when she saw the damage.
- (transitive) To dishearten; to sadden.
- Her thoughts were dashed to melancholy.
- (transitive) To complete hastily, usually with down or off.
- He dashed down his eggs, she dashed off her homework
verb (demodulat, ing)
- To reverse modulate, undo the effects of modulation.
- In a radio transmitter you modulate the carrier wave; in the receiver you it.
- To undo the effect of modulation.
- A radio transmitter applies modulation a carrier wave and the receiver applies it to recover the message.
- A graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves to show a measurement (such as speed).
- A clock face.
- A sundial.
- A panel on a radio etc showing wavelengths or channels; a knob that is turned to change the wavelength etc.
- A disk with finger holes on a telephone; used to select the number to be called.
- (transitive) To measure or indicate something with a dial.
- (transitive) To control or select something with a dial
- (transitive) To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone.
- (intransitive) To use a dial or a telephone.
- house made up of two dwelling units
- (stamp-collecting) a cancellation combining a numerical cancellation with a second mark showing time, date, and place of posting.
- double, made up of two parts
- two direction (electronical signaling)