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Synonyms for dim

Synonyms for dim

deficient in brightness

lacking vividness in color

lacking gloss and luster

covered by or as if by a thin coating or film

to make or become less keen or responsive

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switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

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become dim or lusterless

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make dim or lusterless

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make dim by comparison or conceal

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become vague or indistinct

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lacking in light

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lacking clarity or distinctness

made dim or less bright

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offering little or no hope

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slow to learn or understand

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The dust explains the longer-term dimming events, but they don't full explain the shorter-term events.
Although it is generally recognized that LEDs are inherently dimmable and controllable, it is much more difficult to get the same results dimming LEDs as those expected with incandescent bulbs.
The dimming phenomenon appears linked with the spread of urban areas and industrial activity, as reflected in data from across the country.
Wide power-input range and high power output make the dimming technology available for various LED lamps.
Plan: Highways chief Gwyn Morris Jones Left in the dark: Dimming lights will save pounds 147,000 a year
Whether or not to try to reduce global dimming in a fast-warming world is a conundrum.
Fluorescent dimming systems can satisfy the visual needs of the space, change light levels without disrupting operations, support worker satisfaction with personal control, and reduce utility costs through daylight harvesting, demand reduction, scheduled dimming, and other strategies.
So while the greenhouse effect has been warming the planet, global dimming has cooled it a bit, which means that global warming is occurring faster than anyone realized.
For additional details about dimming and other features, refer to the package.
Dimming LED products reduces the light output but doesnt change the color as it does when dimming standard incandescent sources, said Glenn Siegel, director, marketing and product management, Eatons Lighting Division.
However, the fact is that successful, highly-compatible and issue-free LED lighting installations are absolutely achievable in today's market if you understand how and when to use the various dimming methods available and both utilize and appreciate the value of high-performance dimming.
SURELY dimming the lights in Cardiff will cause more accidents ("And the lights go dim", Echo, February 11).
Fairchild introduced the FL7730 single-stage primary side regulation (PSR) controller with power factor correction (PFC), TRIAC, and analog dimming compatibility, as well as the FL7732 for non-dimming applications.
Radiation reaching the ground at many locations declined significantly from the 1950s to the 1980s, a trend that some scientists have dubbed global dimming.
BOSTON -- FP OLC / Sunrise Technologies announce the product release of the Dimulator[TM] (Patent Pending), a module and system that actuates dimming of LED Outdoor Lighting.