dress

(redirected from dressing down)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to dressing down: drop off, touch base, in the works, no less

dress:

see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gill Fraser, of Croner, said: "As with everything, dressing down can have positive and negative impacts on a business.
And, no, dressing down doesn't necessarily mean your employees will look like slobs, but what organization hasn't had someone push the definition of casual?
Whether it's dressing down in this bizarre baggy pants and bunnet ensemble or demonstrating some old- style sophistication in an understated classic little black dress.
Gill Fraser, editor of Croner's Personnel inPractice publication says, ``As with everything, dressing down can have positive and negative impacts on a business.
Gill Fraser, editor of Croner's Personnel in Practice publication says: ``As with everything, dressing down can have positive and negative impacts on a business.
It appears that dressing down for work has had its day - a trend revealed in the seventh annual lifestyle survey carried out by Charles Fellowes Resourcing.
Lewinsky's riveting dressing down of White House Special Prosecutor Kenneth Starr - `You cad.
If that was her on the phone yesterday, let's hope she gave him a dressing down for this outfit.
Nine in 10 people say it's more difficult than ever before to tell if someone's well-off - particularly with Brits taking the lead from celebrities such as Chris Evans and Billie Piper who have made dressing down more fashionable.
Nearly two thirds of male office workers in the West Midlands are in favour of dressing down for their job, according to a new report.
FASHION STYLES: Dressing down and (right) dressing up