[dent] or [dɛnt]
(noun.) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow).
(noun.) an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); 'it made a dent in my bank account'.
(n.) A stroke; a blow.
(n.) A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation.
(v. t.) To make a dent upon; to indent.
(n.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
n. Indentation, dint, nick, notch.
v. a. Indent, make a dent upon.
SYN:Indentation, notch, cavity
ANT:Tumor, protuberance, button, knob, tooth
n. a notch.—v.t. to notch.
n. a small hollow made by the pressure or blow of a harder body on a softer.—v.t. to make a mark by means of a blow.—p.adj. Dent′ed marked with dents: indented.
- Miss Ingram is mine, of course, said he: afterwards he named the two Misses Eshton, and Mrs. Dent. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- On the 22d of August, 1848, I was married to Miss Julia Dent, the lady of whom I have before spoken. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- He looked at me: I happened to be near him, as I had been fastening the clasp of Mrs. Dent's bracelet, which had got loose. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- He and his aids now withdrew behind the curtain: the other party, which was headed by Colonel Dent, sat down on the crescent of chairs. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Colonel Dent and Mr. Eshton argue on politics; their wives listen. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- I should say the preference lies with you, responded Colonel Dent. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Now, Dent, continued Mr. Rochester, it is your turn. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- The fingers of the hand which supported his head were dented deep in his hair. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.