Search Result for "dent":
1. an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening);
- Example: "it made a dent in my bank account"
2. a depression scratched or carved into a surface;
[syn: incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent]
3. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow);
[syn: dent, ding, gouge, nick]
1. make a depression into;
- Example: "The bicycle dented my car"
[syn: indent, dent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dent \Dent\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dented; p. pr. & vb. n. Denting.] To make a dent upon; to indent. [1913 Webster] The houses dented with bullets. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dent \Dent\, n. [F., fr. L. dens, dentis, tooth. See Tooth.] (Mach.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc. --Knight. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dent \Dent\ (d[e^]nt), n. [A variant of Dint.] 1. A stroke; a blow. [Obs.] "That dent of thunder." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation. [1913 Webster] A blow that would have made a dent in a pound of butter. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Dent, MN (city, FIPS 15724) Location: 46.55212 N, 95.71716 W Population (1990): 177 (79 housing units) Area: 0.9 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 56528 Dent, OH (CDP, FIPS 21742) Location: 39.19375 N, 84.66091 W Population (1990): 6416 (2602 housing units) Area: 15.4 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
95 Moby Thesaurus words for "dent": alveolation, alveolus, baby tooth, bicuspid, boss, bucktooth, bump, canine, colophon, concavity, convexity, crown, cuspid, cutter, dactylogram, dactylograph, deciduous tooth, denticle, denticulation, dentil, dentition, depress, dimple, dint, dogtooth, embossment, engrave, excrescence, eyetooth, fang, fingerprint, footmark, footprint, footstep, fore tooth, fossil footprint, furrow, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, gouge, grinder, honeycomb, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, incisor, indent, indentation, indention, indenture, lump, milk tooth, molar, notch, pad, paw print, pawmark, peg, permanent tooth, pimple, pit, pivot tooth, pock, pockmark, premolar, press in, print, pug, pugmark, punch, punch in, recess, scrivello, seal, set back, set in, sigil, signet, snag, snaggletooth, stamp, step, stud, sunken part, tamp, thumbmark, thumbprint, tooth, tush, tusk, vestige, wisdom tooth