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dress·ing

 (drĕs′ĭng)
n.
1. A therapeutic or protective material applied to a wound.
2. A sauce for certain dishes, such as salads.
3. A stuffing, as for poultry or fish.
4. Manure or other fertilizing material for soil.
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dressing

(ˈdrɛsɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) a sauce for food, esp for salad
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): stuffing
3. (Medicine) a covering for a wound, sore, etc
4. (Agriculture) manure or artificial fertilizer spread on land
5. (Textiles) size used for stiffening textiles
6. (Tanning) the processes in the conversion of certain rough tanned hides into leather ready for use
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dress•ing

(ˈdrɛs ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that dresses.
2. a sauce, esp. for salad or other cold foods.
3. stuffing for a fowl: turkey dressing.
4. material used to dress or cover a wound.
5. manure, compost, or other fertilizers.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dressing - savory dressings for saladsdressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
sauce Louis - mayonnaise and heavy cream combined with chopped green pepper and green onion seasoned with chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice
bleu cheese dressing, blue cheese dressing - creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese
blue cheese dressing, Roquefort dressing - vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
French dressing, sauce vinaigrette, vinaigrette - oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
Lorenzo dressing - vinaigrette with chili sauce and chopped watercress
anchovy dressing - vinaigrette and mashed anchovies
Italian dressing - a vinaigrette with garlic and herbs: oregano and basil and dill
half-and-half dressing - half mayonnaise and half vinaigrette seasoned with minced garlic and mashed anchovies and grated Parmesan cheese; especially good for combination salads
mayo, mayonnaise - egg yolks and oil and vinegar
Russian dressing, Russian mayonnaise - mayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup; sometimes with caviar added
salad cream - a creamy salad dressing resembling mayonnaise
Thousand Island dressing - mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg
2.dressing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetablesdressing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
turkey stuffing - stuffing for turkey
oyster dressing, oyster stuffing - stuffing made with oysters
forcemeat, farce - mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
3.dressing - making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
enrichment - act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
top dressing - a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
4.dressing - a cloth covering for a wound or soredressing - a cloth covering for a wound or sore
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth
compress - a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
cataplasm, poultice, plaster - a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
surgical dressing - a loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
5.dressing - processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
conversion - the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another
6.dressing - the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
covering - the act of protecting something by covering it
investment - the act of putting on robes or vestments
primping - careful or finicky grooming; "the primping alone took more than an hour"
toilette, toilet - the act of dressing and preparing yourself; "he made his morning toilet and went to breakfast"
7.dressing - the act of applying a bandagedressing - the act of applying a bandage  
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
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dressing

noun
1. sauce, dip, relish, condiment Mix the salad dressing in a bowl
2. bandage, plaster, gauze, Band-Aid (trademark), lint, Elastoplast (trademark), ligature, compress She'll put a dressing on your thumb.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
تَضْميدغِطاءمَرَق، تَوابِل، رُشوش على الطَّعام
dresingobvazomáčkavrstva
bandageforbindinglagsalatdressing
kötözésöltöz éssalátaöntettrágyázás
lagsáraumbúnaîursósa
omaka
sargısosüste serpilen şey

dressing

[ˈdresɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= act) allow time for dressingdéjese tiempo suficiente para vestirse
2. (Med) (= bandage) → vendaje m
3. (Culin) (= salad dressing) → aliño m
4. (Agr) (= fertilizer) → abono m, fertilizante m
B. CPD dressing case Nneceser m
dressing gown Nbata f
dressing room N (Theat) → camerino m (Sport) → vestuario m
dressing station N (Mil) → puesto m de socorro
dressing table Ntocador m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dressing

[ˈdrɛsɪŋ] n
(for wound)pansement m
(for salad, oil and vinegar)assaisonnement m
dressings for salad → sauces fpl saladedressing-down [ˌdrɛsɪŋˈdaʊn] n (= telling off) → savon m
to give sb a dressing-down → passer un savon à qn dressing gown n (British) (gen)robe f de chambre; (made of towelling)peignoir m (= negligée) → déshabillé mdressing room n
[actors] → loge f
(SPORT) [players] → vestiaire m
(US) (changing room in shop)cabine f d'essayagedressing table ncoiffeuse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dressing

n
(= act)Anziehen nt, → Ankleiden nt
(Med: = bandage, ointment) → Verband m
(Cook) → Soße f, → Dressing nt
(Agr) → Dünger m; a dressing of phosphatePhosphatdünger m
(of material)Appretieren nt; (of stone)Schleifen nt; (of leather)Gerben nt; (of wood)Hobeln nt; (for material) → Appreturmittel nt; (for leather) → Gerbmittel nt

dressing

:
dressing-down
n (inf)Standpauke f (inf); to give somebody a dressingjdn herunterputzen (inf), → jdm eine Standpauke halten (inf); to get a dressingeins auf den Deckel or das Dach kriegen (inf)
dressing gown
nMorgenrock m, → Morgenmantel m; (in towelling) → Bademantel m
dressing room
n (in house) → Ankleidezimmer nt; (Theat) → (Künstler)garderobe f; (Sport) → Umkleidekabine f
dressing station
nVerbandsplatz m
dressing table
nFrisiertoilette or -kommode f
dressing-table set
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dressing

[ˈdrɛsɪŋ]
1. n
a. (act) → il vestirsi; (style) → (modo di) vestire
b. (Med) (bandage) → fasciatura, benda
c. (Culin) (salad dressing) → condimento
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dress

(dres) verb
1. to put clothes or a covering on. We dressed in a hurry and my wife dressed the children.
2. to prepare (food etc) to be eaten. She dressed a salad.
3. to treat and bandage (wounds). He was sent home from hospital after his burns had been dressed.
noun
1. what one is wearing or dressed in. He has strange tastes in dress.
2. a piece of women's clothing with a top and skirt in one piece. Shall I wear a dress or a blouse and skirt?
dressed adjective
wearing (clothes). Don't come in – I'm not dressed!; She was dressed in black; Get dressed immediately; a well-dressed man.
ˈdresser noun
1. a kitchen sideboard for holding dishes.
2. (American) a chest of drawers for holding clothes sometimes with a mirror.
ˈdressing noun
1. something put on as a covering. We gave the rose-bed a dressing of manure.
2. a sauce added especially to salads. oil and vinegar dressing.
3. a bandage etc used to dress a wound. He changed the patient's dressing.
ˈdressing-gown noun
a loose garment worn over pyjamas etc.
ˈdressing-room noun
a room (in a theatre etc) for actors etc to change in.
ˈdressing-table noun
a table in a bedroom with a mirror and drawers.
ˈdressmaker noun
a person who makes clothes for women.
dress rehearsal
a full rehearsal of a play etc with costumes etc.
dress up
to put on special clothes, eg fancy dress. He dressed up as a clown for the party.
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dress·ing

n. apósito o vendaje, venda de gasa u otro material para cubrir una herida;
adhesive, absorbent ______ adhesivo, absorbente;
antiseptic ______ antiséptico;
dry ______ seco;
fixed ______ fijo;
occlusive ______ oclusivo;
pressured ______ presionado;
removable ______ desechable;
tie-over ______ amarrado;
wet ______ humedecido.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dressing

n venda, apósito (form), cura, (after application) vendaje m; compression — vendaje compresivo; occlusive — vendaje or apósito oclusivo, cura oclusiva (esp. Esp); pressure — vendaje compresivo
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Taking into consideration of the wound healing accelerating properties of fibrin which provides raw material for preparation of wound dressing (4) and Chitosan, which imparts better flexibility to the biological dressing (5) an attempt was made in the present context to study the effects of fibrin-chitosan composite biocasings on cutaneous wound healing in dogs.
All diets contained 16.7% crude protein (CP) and 2.8 Mcal ME/kg DM; with ruminal undegradable protein (RUP) ranging between 25.5 and 27.2%.Dietary BM did not influence feed intake feed efficiency biological dressing percentage and gastrointestinal content.
Because the cadaveric skin functions as a temporary biological dressing, there is no need for tissue typing.
The worst affected, a 17-year-old student, needed a special biological dressing to repair the damage to his eye and suffered post traumatic stress.
In this way in the treatment of chronic ulcer, collagen sheet as biological dressing is advantageous in all the aspects compared to conventional method in vogue.

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