dominating dominating  /ˈdɑ mə ˌneɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
  2. (adj) most powerful or important or influential
  3. (adj) used of a height or viewpoint

Usage(s):

  1. Anyone who has yet to buy a digital camcorder might be thinking it's a good idea to skip the MiniDV tape format now dominating the space, and jump right to recordable-DVD camcorders.
  2. But by all odds the dominating figure at Munich was the German host, Adolf Hitler.
  3. As a professional golfer, Lorena will continue dominating and breaking records for years to come.

News

  1. CA-SPORTS Summary

    Big Three power Heat to series-tying win over Spurs SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - With their backs against the wall and hopes of repeating as champions fading, the Miami Heat's Big Three used a dominating performance to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-93 on Thursday and even the NBA Finals at 2-2. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh had their best game of the NBA Finals, combining for 85 points as ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Big Three power Heat to series-tying win over Spurs

    By Frank Pingue SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - With their backs against the wall and hopes of repeating as champions fading, the Miami Heat's Big Three used a dominating performance to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-93 on Thursday and even the NBA Finals at 2-2. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh had their best game of the NBA Finals, combining for 85 points as the Heat reclaimed home-court ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Livingston fans 17 in Frostburg win

    Michael Livingston fired a dominating one-hitter with 17 strikeouts to send Frostburg Legion to an 8-3 win over Cork’s Cars in Hot Stove League baseball Wednesday at Broadford Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Cumberland Times-News

Quotes

  1. "We'll keep the sea lanes open," Mr Cheney said. "We'll stand with others to prevent Iran from gaining nuclear weapons and dominating this region."
    on May 11, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: BBC News

  2. "In 2009, a great power does not show strength by dominating or demonizing other countries. The days when empires could treat sovereign states as pieces on a chess board are over," Obama said, in a comment some read as an allusion to Russia's...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Politico

  3. "I really got nervous at that time. I knew every point was important. She came back very well," Henin said. "I was leading but I wasn't dominating the points and the rallies so I was a bit concerned during the first set because I wasn't...
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Justine Henin Source: Times of India

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