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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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To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.
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(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
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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"This girl has the X-Factor when it comes to style and knows what works for that dressed up, dressed down look and how to pull off high octane glamour," says Josie Smart, from fashion store Outfit at Teesside Shopping Park.
She dressed down in jeans for the stage, but glammed up in a daring Julien Macdonald mini-dress afterwards.
PUPILS at a Coventry secondary school raised more than pounds 1,000 when they dressed down to help children with genetic diseases.
Meanwhile, the Kennedy mythos is being consciously, if gently, dressed down.
SPORTING royal Zara Phillips "dressed down" yesterday for her first official engagement as honorary president of a new 16-24 Club set up to attract more young people to Cheltenham racecourse.
Mel looked too dressed down." However, the pair appeared to be getting on well.
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.
The 36-year-old mum of two and wife to gorgeous Jamie sticks to classic pieces and updates with killer accessories whether dressed down or in party mode.