noun, plural dwarves [dwawrvz], /dwɔrvz/, dwarfs.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM dwarfdwarflike, adjectivedwarfness, nounun·dwarfed, adjective
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That’s a heck of a number, considering that Tesla posted a loss of $862 million in 2019, and generated a modest $799 million in free cash flow—a figure dwarfed 462 to 1 by its market cap.Tesla has a business model problem: It can never justify its current stock price by simply making cars|Shawn Tully|August 29, 2020|Fortune
It happened on July 14, 2015, when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew behind dwarf planet Pluto on its way out of the solar system, and there are no plans for it to happen ever again.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
A different type, red dwarfs, outnumber all other stars put together.
One international group of scientists is already proposing a mission called Calathus that would collect a sample from Ceres’s Occator crater to help assess how habitable the dwarf planet really is.The 5 best places to explore in the solar system—besides Mars|Neel Patel|August 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Whether or not competitive eaters ever reach that limit, the scale of improvement “completely dwarfs other athletic achievements,” Smoliga says.Competitive hot dog eaters may be nearing humans’ max eating speed|Jonathan Lambert|July 14, 2020|Science News
Another group of mistletoes, dwarf mistletoes, does things a bit differently.
“Dwarf mistletoe is freaky, freaky, freaky stuff,” says David Watson, an ecologist at Charles Sturt University in Australia.
The city is incredibly violent for its size, on par with metropolises that dwarf the town.
If they succeed, their dismantling of the ACA will dwarf everything else that has happened in our era.Conservatives Find Typo in Obamacare, Try to Kill People With It|Michael Tomasky|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the U.S., dwarf tossing has been condemned as a cruel excuse for a sport.
It was moonlight, and the dwarf oak-trees made druid shadows all along the leafy galleries that overhung the pools.The Worshipper of the Image|Richard Le Gallienne
The dwarf glanced at Natan and motioned to her to send him away.Jessica, the Heiress|Evelyn Raymond
"The wind and I take no note of each other," answered the dwarf, lifting her chilled nose skyward.The Lady of Fort St. John|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The duke ordered the dwarf to make the rare dish for the next banquet.ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;|Hezekiah Butterworth
We have already admitted that he who knows not God may not be a monster; we cannot say he will not be a dwarf.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond