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DEW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dew mean? 

DEW (noun)
  The noun DEW has 1 sense:

1. water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air

  Familiarity information: DEW used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEW (noun)


Sense 1dew [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Context example:

in the morning the grass was wet with dew

Hypernyms ("dew" is a kind of...):

condensate; condensation (atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold)

Meronyms (substance of "dew"):

dewdrop (a drop of dew)


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