Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » D » Draw Close ... Dreissena Polymorpha

DREGS

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does dregs mean? 

DREGS (noun)
  The noun DREGS has 1 sense:

1. sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DREGS (noun)


Sense 1dregs [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

dregs; settlings; grounds

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

deposit; sediment (matter that has been deposited by some natural process)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dregs"):

coffee grounds (the dregs remaining after brewing coffee)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Don't change horses in midstream." (English proverb)

"The more you mow the lawn, the faster the grass grows." (Albanian proverb)

"Advice sharpens a rusty opinion." (Arabic proverb)

"Knowledge is in the head, not the copybook." (Egyptian proverb)

 DREGS: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0423 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: