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Dash

Definition

[n] a quick run
[n] the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
[n] distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
[n] the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
[n] 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
[n] a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
[v] add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"
[v] break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
[v] hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
[v] cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
[v] run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
[v] destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"

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