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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
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Examples from the Web for DAE
Historical Examples
  • As for yer mother, she's wonderfu'; a wee frail, but aye able to DAE her turns.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • I dinna think he had onything to DAE wi' her gaun away, onyway.'

    The Guinea Stamp Annie S. Swan
  • It says: 'Macpheerson, how DAE ye justeefy thy wilfu' conduct?

    The Man Who Was Good Leonard Merrick
  • There's little ye can DAE for tree or man, Marcella, but juist not hinder them.

    Captivity M. Leonora Eyles
  • Noo that this money's com' in' to us, we could DAE't quite easy.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • 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
  • DAE ye think I'm angry wi' the cook in some hoose roond in-the terraces because she's-chief wi' the letter-carrier?

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • "An' a'll DAE mine," and Tammas gave MacLure's hand a grip that would have crushed the bones of a weakling.

  • Why DAE ye gloreefy the profeets o' th' airth above thy speeritual salvation, mon?

    The Man Who Was Good Leonard Merrick
  • We're men, and can warstle through ills; but oh, what am I to DAE wi' the bit helpless lassie?

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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