dash down

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v dash down write down hastily "She dashed off a letter to her lawyer"
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Usage

In literature:

We on our side "carry on the motion," dash forward, lie down and shoot, and on again.
"With Rimington" by L. March Phillipps
These first 10 were mostly dashed down quickly without special thought.
"Psychology and Industrial Efficiency" by Hugo Münsterberg
He dashed the pencil down on the table and sprang to his feet.
"The Man with the Clubfoot" by Valentine Williams
Steeds, urged by their riders and falling upon steeds, dashed against one another and fell down deprived of life.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
And they would talk while the sea crept up and down outside whispering, or dashed almost at the door shrieking.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
Alicia dashed down the hall.
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler
Desmond's squadron was included; and, sitting down straightway, Roy dashed off a note to Rose.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
Lad, knowing that he was going home, dashed down the road, choosing his own direction when the lonely highway branched.
"The Little Colonel's House Party" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Even looking down at her feet steadily didn't dash her brazenness.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
There is an awful uproar; the waters dash down and then splash up again and fall in spray on all the hills around.
"The Man-Wolf and Other Tales" by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
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In poetry:

Then the British with a wild cheer dashed, at them,
And on each side around they did them hem;
And at the bayonet charge they drove them down the hill,
And in hundreds they did them kill.
"General Roberts in Afghanistan" by William Topaz McGonagall
Place me on Sunium's marbled steep,
Where nothing, save the waves and I,
May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;
There, swan-like, let me sing and die:
A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine-
Dash down yon cup of Samian wine!
"Don Juan: Canto The Third" by Lord George Gordon Byron
Place me on Sunium's marbled steep,
Where nothing, save the waves and I,
May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;
There, swanlike, let me sing and die:
A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine—
Dash down yon cup of Samian wine!
"The Isles Of Greece" by Lord George Gordon Byron
The cloud has shed its waters, the brook comes swollen down;
You see it by the lightning--a river wide and brown.
Around a struggling swimmer the eddies dash and roar,
Till, seizing on a willow, he leaps upon the shore.
"The Count Of Griers" by William Cullen Bryant
Many a mile to the West, deep-blue to the noonday sky
Stretches the waste of waters, wide and windy and free,
Flecked with dashes of white where the swift-winged seagulls fly,
Singing down on the shore the endless song of the sea.
"A Seaside Church" by Cicely Fox Smith
The wet sands glistened, an' the gleamin' moon
Shone yeller on the sea, all streakin' down.
A band was playin' some soft, dreamy choon;
An' up the town
We 'eard the distant tram-cars whir an' clash.
An' there I told Per 'ow I'd done me dash.
"Doreen" by C J Dennis

In news:

And it goes down so much easier (squeeze of lime and dash of salt are optional).
It's time to get out your most dashing attire and head down to the Saenger Theatre for the beginning of another superb season with the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra.
Button Down Dash benefits health charities.
Frank Carroll approaches the finish line during the Dash Down Greenville 5K.
Jacob Phillips was the first to finish the Dash Down Greenville 5K on Saturday.
Runners wait for the start of the Dash Down Greenville 5K on Saturday, March 17, 2012.
The Dash suggests calming down and seeing what happens.
New this year is the Ducky Dash, a no holds barred rubber duck race down the Grand River between the Gillett and Blue bridges.
(AP) — A miniature Australian shepherd dashes down a long yellow tunnel, up and down a steep plank and through a plastic tire swing, his owner cheering him on the whole time.
Matching upper and lower dash, finish is faded down to bare wood in places but no apparent significant damage.
First Down Dash is arguably the greatest race sire of all time.
Phillips Jr out of the Gallant Jet mare First Prize Rose, First Down Dash continued the legacy at stud that started with his own sire, Dash For Cash.
Basehor-Linwood's Daniel Prioleau, second from left, and Bonner Springs' Camron Callahan, right, charge down the home stretch during the 100-meter dash at the Baldwin Invitational.
Merkel on Friday EU leaders agreed to bring banks under supervision next year, but failed to pin down an exact date, dashing hopes of a quick move toward a full banking union.
Participants were able to wear their favorite Halloween costume for the annual "Monster Dash " as they literally dashed down 22nd Avenue in Downtown Meridian.
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In science:

Dashed lines correspond to constant values of the spin down luminosity Lsd .
Neutron Stars as Sources of High Energy Particles - the case of RPP
The dashed lines define the percolation thresholds Hc (1/∆) for up and down spins, below and above which the systems are simple ferromagnetic.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
The dashed curves represent ǫkz ±Q/2 for spin-up and spin-down electrons, respectively; note that the bands are degenerate for kz a = π when the order parameter vanishes.
Persistent Spin Currents in Helimagnets
The solid line is the best-fit relation given by Equation 2, while the dashed line represents the Galactic V -band relation from Downes & Duerbeck (2000).
A Spectroscopic and Photometric Survey of Novae in M31
Both models are also broken down by delay time in Fig. 3 (thin dotted, dashed lines), which illustrates the underlying effect of altering the DTD.
The Impact of Metallicity on the Rate of Type Ia Supernovae
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