dash dash  /ˈdæʃ/


  1. (n) distinctive and stylish elegance
  2. (n) a quick run
  3. (n) a footrace run at top speed
  4. (n) a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
  5. (n) the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  6. (n) the act of moving with great haste
  7. (v) run or move very quickly or hastily
  8. (v) break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
  9. (v) hurl or thrust violently
  10. (v) destroy or break
  11. (v) cause to lose courage
  12. (v) add an enlivening or altering element to



  1. Unlike other dashboard GPS devices, Dash gathers real-time information from the Internet and assesses local traffic information using a network of drivers.
  2. Use a dash in a sentence describing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
  3. Men and women dash about, talking to small metal devices pinned to their ears.


  1. Dash for Dads promotes prostate cancer awareness

    A year ago, Dash for Dads became a reality in the Truckee Meadows. Now, for some, it may be becoming a necessity. Dash for Dads, a running event aimed at promoting prostate cancer awareness, will take place Sunday morning at the Sparks Marina.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Sparks Tribune

  2. Apple's Dash of Your Dreams Could Be a Nightmare for Automakers

    Apple is ready to take over your dash, and iOS for the Car could finally allow your ride to keep pace with the device in your pocket.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Ready. Set. Dash! Kids to Race in cMoe Discovery Dash

    Ready. Set. DASH! Register now for cMoe's Discovery Dash   June 15, 2013 - 8:00am to 10:30amThe Children's Museum of Evansville (cMoe) is proud to once again host the cMoe Discovery Dash for children aged 0 through 12. This children's race makes everyone a winner. Children are divided into age and gender groups for the race, awarding a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophy in each division as well as a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: FOX 7 WTVW Evansville


  1. "This is probably the most gratifying win I've had, simply because we came through adversity so many times, whether it be because of pit road or that dash at the end," Hamlin said. "We just flat out drove through 'em at the end."
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Denny Hamlin Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Asked Thursday what his goals are this time around, Gay said: "Honestly, I really want to come away with two victories, in the 100 and 200. And I want to run a fast time in the 100-meter dash, because I feel if I can run, maybe - I don't really want...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Tyson Gay Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "I think it's because he plays the center position," said Ewing, a Hall of Fame center with the New York Knicks and now a Magic assistant coach. "You guys look for that flash and dash. All the other guys who are in the race are all small...
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Patrick Ewing Source: USA Today

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