Associations to the word «Dew»


DEW, noun. (uncountable) moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc in the morning, resulting in drops.
DEW, noun. (countable) (but see usage notes) an instance of a such moisture settling on plants, etc.
DEW, noun. (uncountable) Any moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces.
DEW, noun. (figurative) Anything that falls lightly and in a refreshing manner.
DEW, noun. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigour.
DEW, verb. To wet with, or as if with, dew; to moisten.
DEW, acronym. Distant Early Warning.
DEW DROP, noun. A small amount of morning moisture or dew.
DEW DROP, noun. (baseball) (slang) (dated) (1800s) A slow pitch.
DEW LINE, noun. (military) The Distant Early Warning Line, a series of radar stations, located north of the Arctic Circle and extending from Alaska to Baffin Island, operated by American and Canadian authorities from the late 1950s to the early 1990s to help protect North America by detecting incoming hostile missiles and aircraft.
DEW POINT, noun. The temperature at which the air becomes saturated and water vapor condenses to form dew.
DEW POINTS, noun. Plural of dew point
DEW WATER, noun. Water originating in form of dew.

Dictionary definition

DEW, noun. Water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air; "in the morning the grass was wet with dew".

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