Definition of Dew

1. Noun. Water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air. "In the morning the grass was wet with dew"

Generic synonyms: Condensate, Condensation
Derivative terms: Dewy



Definition of Dew

1. n. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night.

2. v. t. To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew.

3. a. & n. Same as Due, or Duty.

Definition of Dew

1. Acronym. Distant Early Warning. ¹

2. Noun. moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc in the morning, resulting in drops. ¹

3. Noun. (countable but see usage notes) an instance of a such moisture settling on plants, etc. ¹

4. Verb. To wet with, or as if with, dew; to moisten. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dew

1. to wet with dew (condensed moisture) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Dew

1. 1. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night. "Her tears fell with the dews at even." (Tennyson) 2. Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner. "The golden dew of sleep." 3. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor. "The dew of his youth." Dew is used in combination; as, dew-bespangled, dew-drenched, dewdrop, etc. Origin: AS. Deaw; akin to D. Dauw, G. Thau, tau, Icel. Dogg, Sw. Dagg, Dan. Dug; cf. Skr. Dhav, dhav, to flow. Cf. Dag dew. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dew

devoutness
devoutnesses
devow
devowed
devowing
devows
devs
devshirme
devulgarize
devulgarized
devulgarizes
devulgarizing
devvel
devvelled
devvels
dew (current term)
dew-fall
dew-point
dew drop
dew itch
dew point
dew points
dew water
dew worm
dewan
dewani
dewanis
dewannies
dewanny
dewans

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