Associations to the word «Dressing»

Wiktionary

DRESSING, noun. (medicine) Material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.
DRESSING, noun. A sauce, especially a cold one for salads.
DRESSING, noun. Something added to the soil as a fertilizer etc.
DRESSING, noun. The activity of getting dressed.
DRESSING, noun. (obsolete) Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
DRESSING, noun. The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
DRESSING, noun. Gum, starch, etc., used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
DRESSING, noun. An ornamental finish, such as a moulding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling.
DRESSING, noun. (dated) Castigation; scolding; dressing down.
DRESSING, verb. Present participle of dress
DRESSING CASE, noun. A small luggage bag used to carry various toiletry or first aid items while travelling
DRESSING CASES, noun. Plural of dressing case
DRESSING CODE, noun. Alternative form of dress code
DRESSING DOWN, verb. Present participle of dress down
DRESSING FORCEPS, noun. A variety of forceps, shaped like a pair of scissors, used in dressing wounds.
DRESSING GOWN, noun. (UK) An item of clothing often made from cotton or another absorbent material, in the form of a long open robe with a belt to tie it around the middle and fasten it securely; often worn over pyjamas.
DRESSING GOWNS, noun. Plural of dressing gown
DRESSING ROOM, noun. A room in a theatre etc in which performers may change costume and apply makeup
DRESSING ROOM, noun. A small room adjoining a domestic bedroom where people may dress or undress in privacy
DRESSING ROOM, noun. A changing room
DRESSING ROOMS, noun. Plural of dressing room
DRESSING STATION, noun. A place where wounds are dressed.
DRESSING STATIONS, noun. Plural of dressing station
DRESSING STICK, noun. A block of silicon carbide or aluminium oxide used to dress diamond tools by removing the build-up of metal etc
DRESSING STICK, noun. Any of several sticks, often with a hook, used by the elderly or infirm to help put on clothes
DRESSING STICKS, noun. Plural of dressing stick
DRESSING TABLE, noun. A low table or chest of drawers with a mirror at which one sits while dressing, applying makeup or similar tasks.
DRESSING TABLES, noun. Plural of dressing table
DRESSING UP, verb. Present participle of dress up

Dictionary definition

DRESSING, noun. Savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type.
DRESSING, noun. A mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables.
DRESSING, noun. Making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure.
DRESSING, noun. A cloth covering for a wound or sore.
DRESSING, noun. Processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather.
DRESSING, noun. The activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes.
DRESSING, noun. The act of applying a bandage.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope