Found 3 items, similar to dressing.
English → Indonesian
balut, balutan, bebat
English → English
n 1: savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either
the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy
mayonnaise type [syn: salad dressing
2: a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and
vegetables [syn: stuffing
3: making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure [syn: fertilization
4: a cloth covering for a wound or sore [syn: medical dressing
5: processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
6: the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes [syn: grooming
7: the act of applying a bandage [syn: bandaging
English → English
1. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or
attire. --B. Jonson.
2. (Surg.) An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to cover
a sore or wound. --Wiseman.
3. Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the
surface, it is called a top-dressing.
(a) A preparation, such as a sauce, to flavor food for
eating; a condiment; as, a dressing for salad.
(b) The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
5. Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing
silk, linen, and other fabrics.
6. An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows,
or on a ceiling, etc.
7. Castigation; scolding; -- often with down. [Colloq.]
, a case of toilet utensils.
, a variety of forceps, shaped like a pair
of scissors, used in dressing wounds.
, a light gown, such as is used by a person
while dressing; a study gown.
, an apartment appropriated for making one's
, manure or compost spread over land and not
worked into the soil.
(dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dressed
(dr[e^]st) or Drest
; p. pr. & vb. n. Dressing
drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F.
dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum,
to direct; dis- + regere to rule. See Right
, and cf.
1. To direct; to put right or straight; to regulate; to
At all times thou shalt bless God and pray Him to
dress thy ways. --Chaucer.
Note: Dress is used reflexively in Old English, in sense of
“to direct one's step; to address one's self.”
To Grisild again will I me dresse. --Chaucer.
2. (Mil.) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as
soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at
proper distance; to align; as, to dress the ranks.
3. (Med.) To treat methodically with remedies, bandages, or
curative appliances, as a sore, an ulcer, a wound, or a
wounded or diseased part.
4. To adjust; to put in good order; to arrange; specifically:
(a) To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render
suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready; as, to
dress a slain animal; to dress meat; to dress leather
or cloth; to dress or trim a lamp; to dress a garden;
to dress a horse, by currying and rubbing; to dress
grain, by cleansing it; in mining and metallurgy, to
dress ores, by sorting and separating them.
And the Lord God took the man, and put him into
the garden of Eden to dress it. --Gen. ii. 15.
When he dresseth the lamps he shall burn
incense. --Ex. xxx. 7.
Three hundred horses . . . smoothly dressed.
Dressing their hair with the white sea flower.
If he felt obliged to expostulate, he might have
dressed his censures in a kinder form.
(b) To cut to proper dimensions, or give proper shape to,
as to a tool by hammering; also, to smooth or finish.
(c) To put in proper condition by appareling, as the body;
to put clothes upon; to apparel; to invest with
garments or rich decorations; to clothe; to deck.
Dressed myself in such humility. -- Shak.
Prove that ever Idress myself handsome till thy
(d) To break and train for use, as a horse or other
To dress up
or To dress out
, to dress elaborately,
artificially, or pompously. ``You see very often a king of
England or France dressed up like a Julius C[ae]sar.''
To dress a ship
(Naut.), to ornament her by hoisting the
national colors at the peak and mastheads, and setting the
jack forward; when dressed full, the signal flags and
pennants are added. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
Syn: To attire; apparel; clothe; accouter; array; robe; rig;
trim; deck; adorn; embellish.