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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.”
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.”
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?”
A food mixture
The act of clothing
Present participle for wear clothes in a particular way or of a particular type
“She doesn't dress flamboyantly, instead wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.”
Present participle for to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
“We've kept it simple, warm and welcoming, and have avoided the urge to dress it with rambling roses and ornament of any kind.”
Present participle for to cover with a bandage
“There was a long pause while Adrian and Brad continued to clean and dress the wounds.”
Present participle for put on one's clothes
“I didn't shower, or get dressed, or take care of myself for near on a week.”
Present participle for put on clothes appropriate for a formal occasion
“However he requires his retinue and guests always to dress formally for dinner.”
Present participle for to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
“It takes two days to dress a pair of millstones.”
Present participle for to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
“… dress the beans by applying fertilizer once a week.”
Dress the crab and shell the prawns.”
“At the correct times the ground about the trees was dressed with sea-sand manure.”
“For these women it was customary to apply cosmetics and to dress their hair in the morning.”
“There was no time to dress ranks properly, and unit organization went by the board as the troopers struggled to form front.”
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