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dolly

dol·ly

dolly

 
pronunciation:
da li
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dollies
definition 1: a doll.
definition 2: a low cart or platform with small wheels, used for moving heavy objects, such as television or motion picture cameras, or for maneuvering in low spaces, as under automobiles.
definition 3: a small train engine used in a railway yard, quarry, or the like.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dollied, dollies, dollying
definition: to move (a camera) by using a dolly.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to move the dolly that holds a television or motion picture camera, esp. toward or away from the subject.
similar words:
romance
definition 2: of a camera, to be moved on a dolly.