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Digital Audio Extraction: the process of copying or ripping audio files from a CD or DVD.


or DAE

Dictionary of American English. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for DAE
Historical Examples
  • Noo that this money's com' in' to us, we could DAE't quite easy.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • As for yer mother, she's wonderfu'; a wee frail, but aye able to DAE her turns.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • I can DAE them sherry at a figure that'll tak' th' breath frae them.

    The Man Who Was Good Leonard Merrick
  • I dinna think he had onything to DAE wi' her gaun away, onyway.'

    The Guinea Stamp

    Annie S. Swan
  • There's little ye can DAE for tree or man, Marcella, but juist not hinder them.


    M. Leonora Eyles
  • He tried to DAE what was richt; but it wasna to be—I hope you'll—no'—be angry wi' him.

    The Underworld

    James C. Welsh
  • The cunningest bit body o a player, I DAE think, that iver haunled cleek an putter.

  • "An' a'll DAE mine," and Tammas gave MacLure's hand a grip that would have crushed the bones of a weakling.

  • We're men, and can warstle through ills; but oh, what am I to DAE wi' the bit helpless lassie?

  • Water's an awfu' thing to rot ye'r boots; I aye said if it rotted ane's boots that way, whit wad it no' DAE to ane's stamach?

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for DAE


a Scot word for do1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for DAE

initialism for "A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles," published in four volumes between 1936 and 1944, edited by Sir William A. Craigie and James R. Hulbert.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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