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synonyms for dimming

  • concealment
  • decline
  • diminution
  • extinction
  • obliteration
  • occultation
  • penumbra
  • shading
  • shroud
  • veil
  • extinguishment
  • obscuration

antonyms for dimming

MOST RELEVANT
  • increase
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How to use dimming in a sentence

Mars dims within days and won’t be this bright for the remainder of the year.
SKYWATCH: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE HEAVENS IN JANUARYBLAINE P. FRIEDLANDER JR.DECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The program was pitched in late 2016 as a way to save money on energy costs because the devices can be dimmed or brightened from afar.
SAN DIEGO SMART STREETLIGHTS ARE OFF, BUT THEY’RE STILL HELPING POLICEJESSE MARXDECEMBER 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Mróz and his team measured how long it took the star to brighten and dim.
ROGUE PLANETS WANDER THE GALAXY ALL ALONECHRISTOPHER CROCKETTDECEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The pandemic increased women’s caregiving duties and dimmed their career prospects.
THE BROADSHEET’S 2020 YEAR IN REVIEWCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERDECEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
This nebula is 1,600 light-years away in the constellation Cetus, and you can catch a glimpse of it as a somewhat dim circle-shaped glow with a medium-sized telescope.
CELESTIAL OBJECTS YOU CAN SPOT FROM YOUR BACKYARDJESSICA BODDYDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Congressional leaders advanced the short-term extension in federal funding as negotiations over an emergency economic relief package appeared to falter and prospects of a major breakthrough dimmed.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR THURSDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETH, TEDDY AMENABARDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So when the star started acting strangely at the end of last year, Montargès and a small band of Betelgeuse diehards aimed every telescope they could at the dimming giant.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The occupants of the room had been too absorbed with their own affairs to notice the gradual dimming of the illumination.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The sand hung in fog-like clouds shrouding the sun, dimming the usual brilliance.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
So they hastened, while above them the canopy of leaves grew denser, and more clouds piled across the dimming sun.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DIMMING

  • concealment
  • decline
  • diminution
  • dimming
  • extinction
  • extinguishment
  • obliteration
  • obscuration
  • occultation
  • penumbra
  • shading
  • shroud
  • veil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.