dim out

弱くする; 灯下管制をする

English-Japanese new dictionary. 2007.

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  • dim-out — dim′ out or dim′out n. a reduction or concealment of night lighting, esp. in wartime to be less visible to an enemy • Etymology: 1940–1945 …   From formal English to slang

  • dim|out — «DIHM OWT», noun. a lessening or concealing of light at night: »Newfoundland…was already on a war footing, complete with ration laws and dimouts (Maclean s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dim out — transitive verb : to darken (as a city) by imposition of a dimout * * * dim out To reduce the lighting (of) gradually (dimˈ outˈ noun) • • • Main Entry: ↑dim …   Useful english dictionary

  • dim-out — /dim owt /, n. 1. a reduction or concealment of night lighting in wartime to make the source less visible to an enemy from the air or sea. 2. a reduction of night lighting caused by a failure in an electric generating system or a reduction in its …   Universalium

  • dim-out — /dim owt /, n. 1. a reduction or concealment of night lighting in wartime to make the source less visible to an enemy from the air or sea. 2. a reduction of night lighting caused by a failure in an electric generating system or a reduction in its …   Useful english dictionary

  • dim-out — /ˈdɪm aʊt/ (say dim owt) noun US a reduction or concealment of night lighting, as of a city, a ship, etc., to make it less visible from the air or sea …   Australian English dictionary

  • dim out — fading of lights; become dim, darken …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dim — Synonyms and related words: achromatic, achromatize, achromic, amorphous, anemic, ashen, ashy, banausic, bandage, barely audible, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, black, black out, blacken, blah, blanch, bleach, blear …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dim — dimly, adv. dimmable, adj. dimness, n. /dim/, adj., dimmer, dimmest, v., dimmed, dimming. adj. 1. not bright; obscure from lack of light or emitted light: a dim room; a dim flashlight. 2. not seen clearly or in detail; indistinct: a dim object in …   Universalium

  • Out Spaced — Compilation album by Super Furry Animals Released 1998 …   Wikipedia

  • Dim All the Lights — Single by Donna Summer from the album Bad Girls …   Wikipedia

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