dim

All Noun Adjective Verb
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  • This part of the building has only very dim light in a central part.
  • They no longer have even a dim hope of victory on this western front.
  • Dim the red light and the wall will become more of a yellow-green.
  • The ground glass image can be somewhat dim and difficult to view in bright light.
  • Food is mostly selected by sight, even in conditions of dim light.
  • Dim the green light instead, and the wall will become more orange.
  • Age had somewhat dimmed his eye, but it was now full of hope. Cited from The Bravo, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • However, dimming systems may also require a little more energy for their basic operation.
  • He looked after her until she had disappeared, his eyes dimmed with tears. Cited from The Merchant of Berlin, by L Muhlbach
  • Here the color is dim, there are no stars, and no one can smile.
  • He may not be as dim as his academic performance shows.
  • She raised her face and looked with her tear-dimmed eyes straight into his. Cited from The Moving Finger, by Mary Gaunt
  • However, just as things were beginning to look bright for the band, they soon dimmed.
  • It was on the bed when my mother found him, but his eyes were dimming fast. Cited from Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • And for a second time that morning a vision of his own youth dimmed his eyes. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • In another chamber the lights grew dim, and then seemed gradually to go out.
  • Despite its size, it appears very dim when observed from Earth.
  • Suffering has not dimmed the light of those dear eyes to me! Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 8
  • The eyes do not change as once they did, or has age dimmed my sight and imagination? Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • He must complete this task before the lights in the castle dim to darkness.
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Meaning of dim

  • verb Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
  • verb Become dim or lusterless
    the lights dimmed and the curtain rose
  • verb Make dim or lusterless
    Time had dimmed the silver