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(electromagnetism)

DIM.

On drawings, abbr. for dimension.

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Despite the film's overall dimness, cinematographers Seamus McGarvey and John Mathieson offer a number of striking, oil-painterly canvasses, and Jacqueline Durran's wild costumes are all flamboyantly eye-catching, even if Tiger Lily's getup looks a bit like the result of an explosion at the Etsy distribution center.
Twist fits into a standard-size light socket and contains white and yellow LEDs, the brightness or dimness of which coordinates wirelessly with other Twist bulbs that contain just LEDs.
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.
But let's get to the other offerings, too: The restaurant's dimness is sultry (ok, for me it was a little dark; I like to see my steak clearly), with tables by the window to the terrace, a lounge area and a more formal restaurant, with gauzy curtains in between to divide up the large space, part of which was formerly the hotel's gym (they blasted through a wall to extend out to the terrace, the restaurant's owner told me).
Instead, she has a tendency to tell her story in a summary travelogue fashion, with people and places and events--even the succession of disappointing boyfriends-flitting by at such a rapid clip as to blur to dimness.
This is done by locating pulsing stars, called Cepheid variables, whose cycles of intensity and dimness indicate their brightness.
Dimness veiled the scarred parquet, a DJ clawing songs as
Ms Francis had used a night light to carry out an examination which the panel was told was not appropriate because the dimness would not allow for an accurate observation and assessment.
The diffuse sunlight from the exhibition hall's skylights provides the only source of illumination, bypassing vertical works almost completely and leaving viewers to peer at the work on show in a dimness that poses an advantage for video works but detracts severely from the rest of the show.
Like Robin in Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineaux," Lewis runs smack up against the dimness of his perception of the world and the slightness of his self-awareness.
That's a shame because, in his better moments, Winder comes close to understanding the nature of the Habsburg enterprise--that bizarre mixture of 'cunning, dimness, luck and brilliance' that defined the family--and the key role of happenstance in sustaining the empire.
For during the weeks that the series has run, my blood pressure has soared uncontrollably at the naked greed, selfishness, aggression and, above all, the dimness that has been flaunted by competitors as though it were a badge of honour.