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dress:

see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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Dress

To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.

dress

[dres]
(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
(electronics)
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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London, Dec 3 (ANI): Petra Ecclestone, who is the heiress to a billion pound fortune, looked dishevelled and sports dressed down like a scruffy student on a tight budget at the Heathrow airport in London.
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Still-sober Jack Osbourne was in the audience, dressed down with a big red scarf and his still huge afro hair.
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Oscar-winning actor and director Lord Attenborough, who officially opened the complex, was dressed down in cardie and jeans.
Former council candidate Karmen Brower dressed down the council for hiring a consultant at taxpayers' expense.
Comfortable essentials that can be dressed up for the office and dressed down for the weekend are a big feature this coming season.