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devour to eat or swallow greedily. [4 definitions]
devout earnestly devoted to religion; pious. [3 definitions]
dew water droplets that collect, usu. at night, on cool surfaces. [3 definitions]
Dewar flask a thermos container with a vacuum between, and a reflective surface on the interior of, its double walls, used esp. to store liquefied gases at constant temperatures.
dewberry a trailing plant of the blackberry family. [2 definitions]
dewclaw a small nonfunctioning claw, hoof, or digit in the upper foot of some mammals.
dewdrop a single drop of dew.
dewlap a drooping fold of skin below the neck in some animals such as cattle or dogs.
dewless combined form of dew.
DEW line a line of radar stations, located along the seventieth parallel in Canada and the United States, that provides advance notice of approaching hostile aircraft or missiles (acronym for "distant early warning").
dew point the temperature at which water vapor in the air starts to condense into liquid.
dewy damp or wet with, or as if with, dew. [3 definitions]
dexter of or on the right side. (Cf. sinister.)
dexterity grace and easy quickness in using the hands or body; skill. [2 definitions]
dexterous variant of dextrous.
dextral of or located on the right side; right. (Cf. sinistral.) [3 definitions]
dextrin a gummy substance made from starch and used as a thickener or glue.
dextro- right.
dextroamphetamine a solid compound used to stimulate the central nervous system and control the appetite.
dextrorotation rotation or turning of the plane of polarized light to the right.
dextrorotatory turning to the right. (Cf. levorotatory.) [2 definitions]