- adj. 暗淡的；模糊的；笨的
- v. 使暗淡；使失去光泽
- n. 车头近光灯；停车灯
- 记不清的， 记忆模糊的
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- 暗淡的,昏暗的,不明亮的 not bright
- 隐约的,模糊不清的 not easy to see
- vt. & vi. (使)变暗淡,(使)变模糊 make or become unclear or not bright
lacking in light; not bright or harsh;
"a dim light beside the bed"
"subdued lights and soft music"
lacking clarity or distinctness;
"a dim figure in the distance"
"only a faint recollection"
"shadowy figures in the gloom"
"saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"
"a few wispy memories of childhood"
made dim or less bright;
"the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"
"we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
offering little or no hope;
"the future looked black"
"prospects were bleak"
"Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"
"took a dim view of things"
slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
"never met anyone quite so dim"
"although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"
"dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
"he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"
"worked with the slow students"
switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
become dim or lusterless;
"the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
make dim or lusterless;
"Time had dimmed the silver"
make dim by comparison or conceal
become vague or indistinct;
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
- Most comets are so dim that they can not be seen by the naked eye.
- He spoke with firmness, but his face was very sad and his eyes at times were dim.
- I made out two dim shapes in the gloom.
- She is rather dim about the importance of keeping records.
- Old age hasn't dimmed her memory.
- The light of a candle is dimmed by sunlight.
- Please dim out the stage for the final scene.
- My obscure lines shall not so dim their worth.
- Decades don't dim China's memory of Sino-Japan war.
- He sat in a dim corner.
- I have a dim recollection of it.
- Prospects for any early settlement of the dispute are dim.
- The outline of the mountain in the distance is dim.
- The old man's eyesight was dim.
- Some people are rather dim about the purposes of their lives.
- The light is too dim for me to read easily.
- The lights in the theatre began to dim.
- The lights of his car dimmed when another car was coming from the opposite direction.
- He dimmed the wall lamp in the room.
- The candle light is dimmed by sunlight.
- Her eyes were dimmed with tears.
- dim and distant
很久以前 long past
- dim out (v.+adv.)
使…变弱 make (light) fainter
dim sth ⇔ out
The lights were dimmed out when the electricity supply was reduced.
- dim up (v.+adv.)
逐渐增强 increase the brightness of (lighting) gradually
dim sth ⇔ up
During the first scene, which begins early in the morning, we'll dim the lights up to give the effect of growing daylight.
- eyes dim with tears 模糊的泪眼
- dim abruptly 突然地变暗
- dim prematurely 过早地失去光泽
- dim scarcely 光线减弱
- dim down the lights 使灯光暗下来
- dim out a light 使灯光转暗
Her room was dim, with a shaded candle by the bed.出自： J. Rhys
Even in that dim light I could see she was shivering.出自： W. Golding
Memories of which time has not dimmed the rapture.出自： J. Buchan
This drab khaki which had dimmed the British army since the Boer War.出自： R. Church
- dim可用作不及物动词,意为“(灯光等)变暗淡”; 也可用作及物动词,意为“使(灯光等)变暗淡”或“使(眼睛)变模糊”。
- dim接out可表示“变弱”,而dim up则指“逐渐增强”。
- dim, dark
- With only the fire burning, the room was dim.只有火炉在燃烧,房里光线很暗。
- He was reading a magazine under the dim light of a candle.他在微弱的烛光下看杂志。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的dimm，意为暗。