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Noun
A fertilizing substance such as compost or manure spread over or ploughed into land
“Heavy feeders, sunflowers appreciate a side dressing of compost or fertilizer during the growing season.”
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A piece of material used to cover and protect a wound
“For an acute burn which will be referred to a burn centre, cling film is an ideal dressing as it protects the wound, reduces heat and evaporative losses, and does not alter the wound appearance.”
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A sauce for salads, typically one consisting of oil and vinegar with herbs or other flavourings
“What's in your bottled salad dressing and mayonnaise?”
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A food mixture
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The act of clothing
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The necessary ingredients or components (for something, especially food or a social event)
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A smooth oily substance that is rubbed on the skin for medicinal purposes or as a cosmetic
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A dressing table, typically covered to the floor with cloth (originally, toile) and lace, on which stood a mirror, which might also be draped in lace
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A mixture of tallow and oil used to soften leather, and make it waterproof
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The enrichment of land
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Added-value features
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An outer layer covering the surface of something
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The way in which something is placed or arranged, especially in relation to other things
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A quantity of soft material that fills or is used to fill something
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The business of a butcher
Verb
Present participle for to wear clothes in a particular way or of a particular type
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“She prefers the casual look, and will usually dress in a simple t-shirt and jeans.”
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Present participle for to put on one's clothes (from a state of undress)
“I didn't shower, or dress, or take care of myself for near on a week.”
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Present participle for to make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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“We've kept it simple, warm and welcoming, and have avoided the urge to dress it with rambling roses or chintzy ornaments.”
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Present participle for to cover, fasten, strap or bind with a bandage
“There was a long pause while Adrian and Brad continued to clean and dress the wounds.”
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Present participle for to apply fertilizer to (an area of ground or a plant)
“After removing the spring greens, dress the soil with two tablespoons of sulfate of ammonia.”
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Present participle for to raise or grow (plants)
“You can dress the beans by applying fertilizer regularly.”
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Present participle for to arrange or style (hair)
“For these women, it was customary to apply cosmetics, and to dress their hair in the morning.”
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Present participle for to clean and prepare food, especially poultry or shellfish
“Pour some good Colbert tarragon sauce on a dish, dress the chicken on top, and garnish with small braised carrots and turnips.”
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Present participle for to draw up (troops) in the proper alignment
“The halberds of infantry sergeants were carried as a symbol of their authority and used to dress the ranks.”
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Present participle for to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
“After school hours, his father would teach him to dress millstones.”
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Present participle for to apply a surface or layer to something, especially for protection
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Present participle for embalm
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Present participle for to untangle or arrange (the hair) by drawing a comb through it
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Present participle for to dress or wear (a garment or clothing)
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Present participle for to separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers
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Present participle for to slaughter (animals) and prepare (meat) for market
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Present participle for to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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Present participle for to shape or form a given material
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Present participle for to remove the reproductive organs of
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Getting into columns
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Present participle for dress in a special costume for fun or as part of an entertainment
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Present participle for to style or arrange (hair)
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Present participle for to place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect
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Present participle for give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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