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noun as in eclipse

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Mars dims within days and won’t be this bright for the remainder of the year.

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.

Mróz and his team measured how long it took the star to brighten and dim.

The pandemic increased women’s caregiving duties and dimmed their career prospects.

From Fortune

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.

Besides changes in light bulbs, many consumers are showing increased interest in dimming and lighting controls.

Their dimming performance will rarely match that of an incandescent, but it is getting better as the technology improves.

My colleague Lloyd Green wrote last week of “The Sprawling, Dimming Age of Obama.”

Reporters declared it a bomb weeks before its release and blamed Cruise and his dimming appeal to moviegoers.

The occupants of the room had been too absorbed with their own affairs to notice the gradual dimming of the illumination.

The sand hung in fog-like clouds shrouding the sun, dimming the usual brilliance.

So they hastened, while above them the canopy of leaves grew denser, and more clouds piled across the dimming sun.

On the western hill-crest, where the clouds gave way, the last bars of pale light still hung, but dimming each moment.

Special dimming lamps of small amount of light were provided in the first-class rooms.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dimming, such as: concealment, null, decline, diminution, extinction, and obliteration.

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