verb (used without object), dwelt or dwelled, dwell·ing.
- a flat or cylindrical area on a cam for maintaining a follower in a certain position during part of a cycle.
- a period in a cycle in the operation of a machine or engine during which a given part remains motionless.
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Origin of dwell
OTHER WORDS FROM dwelldweller, nounoutdwell, verb (used with object), out·dwelt or out·dwelled, out·dwell·ing.pre·dwell, verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for dwell
Visitors also use internal links to check out high-value pages, increasing site dwell time.Seven most popular types of blog posts guaranteed to boost traffic|Karl Tablante|November 30, 2020|Search Engine Watch
First, it takes 11 metrics that it deems qualify user attention across its ads, like dwell time, interaction and time in view.‘Demonstrate how attention metrics drive long-term outcomes’: How The Telegraph proves its ads work|Lucinda Southern|October 8, 2020|Digiday
These labels matter, but so does our over-zealous urge to dole them out and endlessly dwell on them.
It creates a cynicism in us that is not the most noble of things to dwell upon.
The portraits show the wide range of people that dwell within the culture.
Yet, the Texas senator did not explicitly dwell on this controversial moment.Ted Cruz Serves Up Red Meat To Social Conservatives|Ben Jacobs|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To dwell on that for a moment is to get a sharp taste of the overarching issue that Liberty Ridge raises for us.
They that sit on mount Seir, and the Philistines, and the foolish people that dwell in Sichem.
In order not to weary your Majesty, I shall not dwell longer upon this, or spend time setting forth our losses.
Be silent, you that dwell in the island: the merchants of Sidon passing over the sea, have filled thee.
An judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and justice shall sit in charmel.
The children of thy barrenness shall still say in thy ears: The place is too strait for me, make me room to dwell in.