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Definitions of dew

  1. To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To wet with dew: to moisten. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. To wet with or as with dew; bedew. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To wet as with dew; to moisten. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Moisture from the atmosphere deposited in small drops; that which fails lightly and in a refreshing manner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. DEWDROP. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Moisture deposited from the air in cooling. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Moisture condensed from the atmosphere in small drops upon the upper surface of plants, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Moisture precipitated from the atmosphere on the surface of bodies, such as in a clear sky falls lightly at night. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. The moisture deposited on the surface of the ground from the air in the evening, due to the more rapid cooling of the earth's surface. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Same as Due, or Duty. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for dew

  1. In the same manner, if I put this spirit- lamp under that jar, you will soon see the latter become damp, from the dew which is deposited upon it- that dew being the result of combustion; and I have no doubt you will shortly see by the drops of water which fall upon the paper below, that there is a good deal of water produced from the combustion of the lamp. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. The morning was cold, and his clothes were wet with dew but he felt no chill. – The Little Hunchback Zia by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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