The Meaning of d

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Daltonism

n.
Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity.

Dam

n.
A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.

Dam

n.
A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.

Dam

n.
A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water.

Dam

n.
A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.

Dammed

imp. & p. p.
of Dam

Damming

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Dam

Dam

v. t.
To obstruct or restrain the flow of, by a dam; to confine by constructing a dam, as a stream of water; -- generally used with in or up.

Dam

v. t.
To shut up; to stop up; to close; to restrain.

Damage

n.
Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.

Damage

n.
The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another.

Damages

imp. & p. p.
of Damage

Damaging

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Damage

Damage

n.
To ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.

Damage

v. i.
To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in /oth damage in sunlight.

Damageable

a.
Capable of being injured or impaired; liable to, or susceptible of, damage; as, a damageable cargo.

Damageable

a.
Hurtful; pernicious.

Damage feasant

Doing injury; trespassing, as cattle.

Daman

n.
A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is H. Brucei; -- called also ashkoko, dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.

Damar

n.
See Dammar.
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