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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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Dimming could result in health impacts over the long term.
Yet, according to industry estimates, there are only 150 million incandescent dimmers representing an enormous, untapped market opportunity for O2Micro s Free Dimming technology, which is inherently simple and works with any non-dimming on/off switch.
The technology adjusts light intensity smoothly, making it an eye-friendly dimming technology.
A report by head of highways and municipal Gwyn Morris Jones found that dimming rather than switching off would save pounds 147,565 a year compared to pounds 59,230 and reduce carbon emissions by 930 tonnes over 10 years compared to 515 tonnes over five years.
However, it is believed that global dimming caused the droughts in Ethiopia in the 1970s and 80s where millions died, because the northern hemisphere oceans were not warm enough to allow rain formation.
Global dimming is the result of pollutants in the air deflecting the sun's rays away from the Earth.
Now, analyses by Kaufman and his colleagues indicate that dimming was much stronger in some regions than in others.
com has added a new market research report: Global Automotive Auto Dimming Mirrors Market 2014-2018 https://www.
LEDs' benefits--energy efficiency, durability, high-quality and aesthetically-pleasing light--have been well documented, but those in the field have also experienced their share of issues with the technology, particularly as it relates to dimming.
SURELY dimming the lights in Cardiff will cause more accidents ("And the lights go dim", Echo, February 11).
Earlier this year, a team based at the Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Tubingen, Germany, suggested that the star OGLE-TR-3, which appears to undergo periodic dimming, has a closely orbiting planet (SN: 5/10/o3,p.
CLEVELAND -- The new UltraStart([R]) T8 0-10V Programmed Start Dimming Electronic Ballasts from GE Consumer & Industrial help companies move beyond traditional energy efficiency and take energy management strategies to new heights.
Although some LED light sources are as smooth-dimming as incandescent lamps, others can exhibit a wide range of bewildering and less-than-desirable dimming behavior--from dimming erratically, to shifting in color as they dim, to having a very limited dimming range, to producing flicker or noise, to producing no light at all, to simply not dimming.
Auto Business News-1 May 2008-Hyundai equips 2008 Genesis with Gentex's auto dimming rearview mirrors(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.