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DIM

(electromagnetism)

DIM.

On drawings, abbr. for dimension.

DIM

References in classic literature ?
Again, when I am in the company of one of my two hexagonal Grandsons, contemplating one of his sides (AB) full front, it will be evident from the accompanying diagram that I shall see one whole line (AB) in comparative brightness (shading off hardly at all at the ends) and two smaller lines (CA and BD) dim throughout and shading away into greater dimness towards the extremities C and D.
In such a crowd you could see on all sides of you nothing but a Line, apparently straight, but of which the parts would vary irregularly and perpetually in brightness or dimness.
Crisparkle, shoots this word out, as defying him to improve upon it: 'and a dimness and giddiness crept over him as strange as ever I saw: though he didn't seem to mind it particularly, himself.
And when her answering look of happiness came to him--a sudden dimness in her straight gray eyes--he was overmastered by the knowledge that he must say something or burst.
Such was the mood of Mr Pickering, when through the dimness of the porch there appeared a white shape, moving softly toward him.
I noticed a curious dimness and dullness in her eyes-- not as if she had been crying but as if she had been looking at something too long.
A dozen year next Christmas,' returned a cracked voice out of the dimness behind.
The cracked voice replied that it was Affery: and an old woman came forward into what doubtful light there was, and kissed her hand once; then subsided again into the dimness.
And they walked together round the grassplot and under the drooping green of the laburnums, in the same dim, dreamy state as they had been in a quarter of an hour before; only that Stephen had had the look he longed for, without yet perceiving in himself the symptoms of returning reasonableness, and Maggie had darting thoughts across the dimness,--how came he to be there?
Here in climate-controlled dimness are the highlights of F.
He was a fan, recommending its use for headaches, vertigo, deafness, epilepsy, asthma, coughs, venomous bites, dimness of sight, spitting of blood, shortness of breath, jaundice, urinary complaints, women's troubles and melancholy.
He paused, still smiling, and despite the waiting room dimness, Linda glimpsed a wolfish hunger at the heart of his grin.