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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dim.

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  • adj. made dim or less bright


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  • Olympique Marseille's hopes of challenging for the title dimmed when they were defeated 1-0 at Sochaux.


  • This is presently done by film professors in dimmed lecture halls, or by putting "commentary tracks" on DVD's.

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  • Charles Lufkin dimmed the lights in the expansive office and a kaleidoscope of colour appeared on the TriD screen before them.

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  • As she watched the debates and read more, however, Snider says some of her excitement for Palin dimmed, and she is no longer sure whether Palin will be a factor in her vote.

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  • Too much time, too much energy, too much passion had he put into his battle to become the First Man in Rome, to stand by tamely and see the luster of his name dimmed by a precocious aristocrat who would come into his own when he, Gaius Marius, was too old or too dead to oppose him.

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  • The Sooners 'hopes of winning the Big 12 regular-season title dimmed considerably Sunday.


  • The Bulldogs' hopes of a fourth consecutive NSIC title dimmed considerably with their 35-7 loss at St. Cloud State on Oct. 29. rss feed

  • My week started out wonderfully and it kind of dimmed down.

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  • I'll finish it tomorrow or the next day and add another video of what they look like at full power during the day time, and what they look like at their "dimmed" state when they are on with the headlights. - Financial News

  • Stavridis's view could be likened to a dimmer switch that can be turned up to full power, where the full force of military might may be appropriate, but also "dimmed," when conditions call for less force or for nonmilitary resources such as development aid or humanitarian relief.


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