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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dwarf (0.01628 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to dwarf.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: dwarf cebol
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dwarf dwarf n 1: a person who is abnormally small [syn: midget, nanus] 2: a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure [syn: gnome] [also: dwarves (pl)] dwarf v 1: make appear small by comparison; “This year's debt dwarves that of last year” [syn: shadow, overshadow] 2: check the growth of; “the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines” [also: dwarves (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dwarf Dwarf \Dwarf\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dwarfed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dwarfing.] To hinder from growing to the natural size; to make or keep small; to stunt. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Even the most common moral ideas and affections . . . would be stunted and dwarfed, if cut off from a spiritual background. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster] Dwarf \Dwarf\, n.; pl. Dwarfs. [OE. dwergh, dwerf, dwarf, AS. dweorg, dweorh; akin to D. dwerg, MHG. twerc, G. zwerg, Icel. dvergr, Sw. & Dan. dverg; of unknown origin.] 1. An animal or plant which is much below the ordinary size of its species or kind. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially: A diminutive human being, small in stature due to a pathological condition which causes a distortion of the proportions of body parts to each other, such as the limbs, torso, and head. A person of unusually small height who has normal body proportions is usually called a midget. [PJC] Note: During the Middle Ages dwarfs as well as fools shared the favor of courts and the nobility. [1913 Webster] 3. (Folklore) A small, usually misshapen person, typically a man, who may have magical powers; mythical dwarves were often depicted as living underground in caves. [PJC] Note: Dwarf is used adjectively in reference to anything much below the usual or normal size; as, a dwarf pear tree; dwarf honeysuckle. [1913 Webster] Dwarf elder (Bot.), danewort. Dwarf wall (Arch.), a low wall, not as high as the story of a building, often used as a garden wall or fence. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster] Dwarf \Dwarf\, v. i. To become small; to diminish in size. [1913 Webster] Strange power of the world that, the moment we enter it, our great conceptions dwarf. --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster]

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