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dimmed is dim's Past Tense

dim

US [dɪm]
UK [dɪmd]
  • v.暗下来;(使)暗淡;(使)模糊;(使)变朦胧
  • adj.模糊不清的;暗淡的;悲观的;渺茫的
  • abbr.(=document image management)【IT】文件图像管理软件
  • n.傻子
  • Web暗灰色的;变暗的;暗灰色之
Comparative Degree:dimmer  Superlative:dimmest  Present Participle:dimming  Past Tense:dimmed  Simple Present:dims  
dimmed
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adj.
光线light
1.
暗淡的;昏暗的;微弱的not bright
the dim glow of the fire in the grate
壁炉里微弱的火光
This light is too dim to read by.
这光线太暗,看不了书。
地方place
2.
不明亮的;光线暗淡的;昏暗的where you cannot see well because there is not much light
a dim room/street
昏暗的房间╱街道
形状shape
3.
不分明的;不清楚的;朦胧的;隐约的that you cannot see well because there is not much light
the dim outline of a house in the moonlight
月光下影影绰绰的房子的轮廓
I could see a dim shape in the doorway.
我模模糊糊看见门口有个人影。
眼睛eyes
4.
看不清的;视力差的;模糊的not able to see well
His eyesight is getting dim.
他的视力越来越差。
记忆memories
5.
不清晰的;模糊的that you cannot remember or imagine clearly
dim memories
模糊的记忆
She had a dim recollection of the visit.
她依稀记得那次访问。
in the dim and distant past
在遥远模糊的过去
person
6.
(informal)
迟钝的;愚笨的;愚蠢的not intelligent
He's very dim.
他很迟钝。
境况situation
7.
不明朗的;不乐观的not giving any reason to have hope; not good
Her future career prospects look dim.
她的前程看来很暗淡。
IDM
She took a dim view of my suggestion.
她对我的建议持否定态度。
take a dim view of sb/sth
对…持不赞成(或怀疑)态度;对…没有好感to disapprove of sb/sth; to not have a good opinion of sb/sth
She took a dim view of my suggestion.
她对我的建议持否定态度。
v.
光线light
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)变暗淡,变微弱,变昏暗if a lightdims or if youdim it, it becomes or you make it less bright
The lights in the theatre dimmed as the curtain rose.
幕布升起,剧场内的灯光暗了下来。
感觉;品质feeling/quality
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)减弱,变淡漠,失去光泽if a feeling or qualitydims , or if sthdims it, it becomes less strong
Her passion for dancing never dimmed over the years.
这些年来她对跳舞的热情一直不减。

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