adjective, dim·mer, dim·mest.
verb (used with object), dimmed, dim·ming.
verb (used without object), dimmed, dim·ming.
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Screen brightness is a big battery drain, and low power mode will dim your display accordingly.
In the dim light, Jack sees his sister standing on a bridge over a creek.Simon Han’s ‘Nights When Nothing Happened’ is a poignant study of the immigrant experience|Ron Charles|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
As Science News astronomy writer Lisa Grossman reports, shutdowns of major telescopes as a safety measure during the pandemic have stymied efforts to solve the mystery of the dimming star.
So in late 2019, when the bright star suddenly dimmed for no apparent reason, Montargès was a little alarmed.Betelgeuse went dark, but didn’t go supernova. What happened?|Lisa Grossman|November 29, 2020|Science News
Although Democrats control the House, Republicans’ longtime skepticism about changing antitrust law could dim the chances that Cicilline’s proposals are adopted.House panel proposes largest antitrust reforms in decades to rein in Big Tech|kdunn6|October 7, 2020|Fortune
The dimness of Councillor Mikulin's eyes seemed to spread all over his face and made it indistinct to Razumov's sight.Under Western Eyes|Joseph Conrad
She got up and walked to the window; she was aware that she hated the dimness of the sala; she wanted the honest heat of the sun.Play the Game!|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
Dimness while the maiden blushes; light when the maiden smiles.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
But she groped in the dimness for Duty's cool touch and found it.Rebecca Mary|Annie Hamilton Donnell
The veranda was wide and low; railed in; and, except for the square of light, cast in dimness.The Silent Places|Steward Edward White
British Dictionary definitions for dim
adjective dimmer or dimmest
verb dims, dimming or dimmed
Derived forms of dimdimly, adverbdimness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with dim
see take a dim view.