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Meaning of dash

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the
           confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: {dash}, {elan},
           {flair}, {panache}, {style}]
      2: a quick run [syn: {dash}, {sprint}]
      3: a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the
         100-yard dash"
      4: a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word
         or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided
         at the end of a line of text [syn: {hyphen}, {dash}]
      5: the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
         [syn: {dash}, {dah}]
      6: the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the
         door" [syn: {dash}, {bolt}]
      v 1: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the
           yard" [syn: {dart}, {dash}, {scoot}, {scud}, {flash},
      2: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a
         plate" [syn: {smash}, {dash}]
      3: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the
         wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock" [syn: {crash},
      4: destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"
      5: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: {daunt},
         {dash}, {scare off}, {pall}, {frighten off}, {scare away},
         {frighten away}, {scare}]
      6: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed
         with white"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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