dill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dill aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
    • n dill aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Dill seeds are so small that approximately 10,000 dill seeds would be required to make an ounce
    • n Dill dĭl (Bot) An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.
    • v. t Dill To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The most popular pickle is the Dill pickle
    • n dill An umbelliferousplant, Peucedanum (Anethum) graveolens, an erect glaucous annual, with finely divided leaves, yellow flowers, and an agreeably aromatic fruit. It is a native of the Mediterranean and Caucasian region, is a weed in many countries, and is frequently cultivated in gardens. It is extensively grown in India, where the seeds are much used for culinary and medicinal purposes. They yield a volatile oil having a lemon-like odor, and the distilled water is used as a stomachic and carminative, and as a vehicle fot other medicines.
    • n dill The two-seeded tare.
    • dill To dull; blunt.
    • dill To soothe; still; calm.
    • n dill Same as dell.
    • dill To conceal; hide.
    • n dill An obsolete dialectal form of dole.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dill dil an umbelliferous annual, the seeds used in medicine
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS dile,; akin to D. dille, OHG. tilli, G. dill, dille, Sw. dill, Dan. dild,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dile; Ger. and Sw. dill.

Usage

In literature:

As he brooded, occasionally the old man glanced at Wilbur Dill.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
All of us, all of us tuned in today, hope that you personally will run into no dill in this fracas.
"Mercenary" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
One-half pound boiled ham, two dill pickles, one teaspoonful mustard.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Mrs. Dill stooped, took up the turkey-wing, and gave the clean hearth a perfunctory flick.
"Country Neighbors" by Alice Brown
A wounded German, Albert Dill, lay in hospital here.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
Now I go do ask you do let me shday dill do-morrow, und den die peasts vill pe rested, und I go on again.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
Now there were two new teachers in their place who were as different from the Dill Pickles as night is from day.
"Billie Bradley on Lighthouse Island" by Janet D. Wheeler
Border with slices of dill pickles or sweet green peppers.
"Armour's Monthly Cook Book, Volume 2, No. 12, October 1913" by Various
Dem dill pickles grows, you can't make 'em by no machine.
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
The gardener was near the gate, watering the dill and parsley, the carrots and parsnips.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
He would have them in soup, for instance, or with asparagus, with salad or dressed with dill.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
HERMAN OBERHAUS, R. B. MAC LEAN and MATTHEW T. DILL L.M's.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
By a curious turn of circumstances he fell in with an old sailor named Billy Dill.
"Dave Porter in the Far North" by Edward Stratemeyer
COVER WITH WATER AND COOK WITH PLENTY OF DILL; SPRINKLE WITH A LITTLE OIL AND A TRIFLE OF SALT.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
The tall, slim chap nearest to us is Dill Bruce.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Alaska" by Frank Gee Patchin
How many times have you ever heard of him really being in the dill?
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Drain cucumbers and place in jars in layers between cherry leaves and dill.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
Poor Dill's wife was, too.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
For Dill returned no more.
"The Story of Old Fort Loudon" by Charles Egbert Craddock
The leaves of the dill are used in soups and sauces, and, as well as the umbels, for flavouring pickles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
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In poetry:

Unkempt, untidy, absent-minded,
Soaked through with smell of dill and rye,
With linden-blossom, grass and beet-leaves,
The meadow-scented month July.
"July" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Get to know Seton Hall's 'Hammer of Dill '.
Peter Dill vaulted into the national spotlight when his explosive bench celebrations were featured on a "SportsCenter" highlight.
Parmesan Dill and Garlic Popcorn Seasoning.
OT RJ Dill Latest Terp to Leave Football Program.
Maryland junior offensive tackle R.J. Dill has been granted his release in order to transfer to another institution.
Chrysta Sophia Kijanka and Dr Steven Vaughn Dill were united in marriage on July 30 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Steubenville with Monsignor Gerald Calovini officiating.
The groom is the son of Steven and Dawn Dill of Orlando, Fla.
Dill Greenhouse Is Making The Most Of A Mature Market.
Alan Gunn, Colleen Sapp, Kevin Taylor and Jerry Dill .
Dill , age 89, passed away Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011 at West Point Community Living Center.
Bertha A Dill was born Nov 17, 1921, in Oktibbeha County to the late Ethel Mullins and Tommy Lee Adams.
Dill , who has served as the personal manager for Minnie Pearl, Billy Ray Cyrus, and other notables in the Nashville country music world, brings his insider's expertise to his solid debut, a mystery thriller.
Lifelong Kentucky fan and Playboy model Megan Dills was in attendance this past Saturday in Bloomington when the blind squirrel found a nut, ie the Hoosiers beat the Wildcats.
Mike Dill/The Times LeSean McCoy will continue to be a key part of the Eagles' plans this upcoming season.
In Turner, incumbent Belinda Wild will take on Gary Dill.
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In science:

In Proceedings of DAC, pp 258-262, 1997 D.L. Dill. What’s Between Simulation and Formal Verification ? In Proceedings of DAC, 1998 D.L. Dill. Embedded tutorial: formal verification meets simulation.
A Formal Verification Methodology for Checking Data Integrity
Although the name “timed automata” could be used generically to denote automata formalisms where a description of time has been added (e.g., [LV96, AH96, Arc00]), here we specifically refer to the model first proposed by Alur and Dill [AD94], and to its subsequent enrichments and variations.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
We refer the reader to Alur and Dill’s original paper [AD94] and to [BY04] for a formal, detailed presentation.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
The original Alur and Dill’s formalization [AD94] permitted constraints only on transitions; however, adding constraints to locations as well is a standard extension that does not impact on the salient features of the model (expressiveness, in particular) [BY04].
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Ozkan, S. B., Bahar, I., and Dill, K. A., (cid:147)Transition states and the meaning of φ-values in protein folding kinetics,(cid:148) Nat.
Folding@Home and Genome@Home: Using distributed computing to tackle previously intractable problems in computational biology
Dill. A decision procedure for bit-vectors and arrays.
Efficient Deterministic Replay Using Complete Race Detection
Dill et al. [ 267, 268] and Scheutjens and co-workers [ 269] use a lattice to describe both chain conformations as well as molecular field configurations, which can be treated with efficient transfer matrix methods originally proposed by Kramers and Wannier for solving the Ising model.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
We are extremely grateful to a number of people who have given us both guidance and amusement in thinking about these problems (and some for commenting on the manuscript): Phil Nelson, Dan Herschlag, Ken Dill, Kings Ghosh, Mandar Inamdar.
A First Exposure to Statistical Mechanics for Life Scientists
Stock, G., Ghosh, K., Dill, K.A.: Maximum Caliber: A variational approach applied to twostate dynamics. J.
Global parameter identification of stochastic reaction networks from single trajectories
Miller DW, Dill KA. Ligand binding to proteins: The binding landscape model.
The ruggedness of protein-protein energy landscape and the cutoff for 1/r^n potentials
Ra jeev Alur and David Dill. A theory of timed automata.
The Complexity of Codiagnosability for Discrete Event and Timed Systems
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