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Definition of dew noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dew

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//djuː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//duː//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the very small drops of water that form on the ground, etc. during the night The grass was wet with early morning dew. Word Origin Old English dēaw, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dauw and German Tau (noun), tauen (verb).Extra examples The grass was still wet with dew. The sun had dried the early morning dew. There was a heavy dew this morning.
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