Associations to the word «Dag»


DAG, symbol. (metrology) Symbol for the decagram, an SI unit of mass equal to 101 grams.
DAG, noun. A hanging end or shred, in particular a long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing, or one of a row of decorative strips of cloth that may ornament a tent, booth or fairground.
DAG, noun. A dangling lock of sheep’s wool matted with dung.
DAG, verb. To shear the hindquarters of a sheep in order to remove dags or prevent their formation.
DAG, verb. To daggle or bemire.
DAG, noun. A skewer.
DAG, noun. A spit, a sharpened rod used for roasting food over a fire.
DAG, noun. (obsolete) A dagger; a poniard.
DAG, noun. (obsolete) A kind of large pistol.
DAG, noun. The unbranched antler of a young deer.
DAG, verb. (transitive) To skewer food, for roasting over a fire
DAG, verb. (transitive) To cut or slash the edge of a garment into dags
DAG, interjection. (US) (informal) Expressing shock, awe or surprise; used as a general intensifier.
DAG, noun. (Australia slang) (New Zealand derogatory slang) One who dresses unfashionably or without apparent care about appearance.
DAG, noun. (graph theory) A directed acyclic graph; an ordered pair \((V, E)\) such that \(E\) is a subset of some partial ordering relation on \(V\).
DAG, noun. A misty shower; dew.
DAG, verb. (UK) (dialect) To be misty; to drizzle.

Dictionary definition

DAG, noun. 10 grams.
DAG, noun. A flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing.

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