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dumbwaiter a small, sometimes hand-operated elevator that is used for transporting items such as food or garbage between floors of a building.
dumdum a bullet designed to cause serious damage by expanding as it hits the target.
Dumet wire a particular type of wire, made of a combination of iron and nickel encased in a copper sleeve, used to create vacuum seals between glass and metal in items such as incandescent light bulbs.
dummy an object made as a representation or imitation of another object, but without all the functions or qualities of the original. [8 definitions]
dump to drop abruptly and in a single mass. [10 definitions]
dumpling a lump of boiled dough, often served in soup with stewed meat. [2 definitions]
dumps (informal) a mental state characterized by unhappiness and mild depression.
Dumpster trademark for a large metal trash container that is designed to be carried by a special truck.
dumpster diving (slang) in North America, the practice of rummaging through trash to find useful items that have been discarded.
dump truck a truck with a bed that can tilt backward to unload its contents through the opened tailgate.
dumpy1 unhappy or depressed.
dumpy2 short and thick; bulky; squat.
dun1 to repeatedly demand payment from. [3 definitions]
dun2 a dull grayish brown color. [3 definitions]
dunce an unintelligent, foolish, or ignorant person.
dunce cap a cone-shaped cap worn in former times by school children as punishment for slowness or laziness.
dunderhead a stupid, idiotic person; dunce; numbskull.
dune a mound or hill of sand built up by the action of wind.
dune buggy a lightweight car, usu. without doors or windows, that has a rear-engine chassis and oversized tires that make driving over sand dunes easier.
dung solid excrement; feces, esp. nonhuman. [2 definitions]
dungaree a heavy, coarse cotton fabric, usu. blue; denim. [3 definitions]