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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dash /ˈdæʃ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 長劃 撞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dash v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dashed p. pr. & vb. n. Dashing.]
 1. To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often used with against.
    If you dash a stone against a stone in the botton of the water, it maketh a sound.   --Bacon.
 2. To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.
    Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.   --Ps. ii. 9.
 A brave vessel, . . .
 Dashed all to pieces.   --Shak.
 To perplex and dash
 Maturest counsels.   --Milton.
 3. To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress.
    Dash the proud gamester in his gilded car.   --Pope.
 4. To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there; as, to dash wine with water; to dash paint upon a picture.
    I take care to dash the character with such particular circumstance as may prevent ill-natured applications.   --Addison.
 The very source and fount of day
 Is dashed with wandering isles of night.   --Tennyson.
 5. To form or sketch rapidly or carelessly; to execute rapidly, or with careless haste; -- with off; as, to dash off a review or sermon.
 6. To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; -- with out; as, to dash out a word.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dash, v. i. To rush with violence; to move impetuously; to strike violently; as, the waves dash upon rocks.
    [He] dashed through thick and thin.   --Dryden.
 On each hand the gushing waters play,
 And down the rough cascade all dashing fall.   --Thomson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dash, n.
 1. Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.
 2. A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash.
 3. A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple.
    Innocence when it has in it a dash of folly.   --Addison.
 4. A rapid movement, esp. one of short duration; a quick stroke or blow; a sudden onset or rush; as, a bold dash at the enemy; a dash of rain.
    She takes upon her bravely at first dash.   --Shak.
 5. Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.
 6. A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash. [Low]
 7. Punctuation A mark or line [--], in writing or printing, denoting a sudden break, stop, or transition in a sentence, or an abrupt change in its construction, a long or significant pause, or an unexpected or epigrammatic turn of sentiment. Dashes are also sometimes used instead of marks or parenthesis.
 8. Mus. (a) The sign of staccato, a small mark [░] denoting that the note over which it is placed is to be performed in a short, distinct manner. (b) The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone.
 9. Racing A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; -- used in horse racing, when a single trial constitutes the race.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the
           confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: elan, flair,
            panache, style]
      2: a quick run [syn: sprint]
      3: a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the
         100-yard dash"
      4: 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 [syn: hyphen]
      5: the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
         [syn: dah]
      6: the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the
         door" [syn: bolt]
      v 1: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the
           yard" [syn: dart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot]
      2: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a
         plate" [syn: smash]
      3: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the
         wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock" [syn: crash]
      4: destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"
      5: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: daunt,
          scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten
         away, scare]
      6: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed
         with white"