dung dung  /ˈdəŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fecal matter of animals
  2. (v) fertilize or dress with dung
  3. (v) defecate; used of animals

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In another gallery all but a snaking ribbon of picture window has been covered in cow dung.
  2. Take the practice of women in ancient Egypt who resorted to using crocodile dung as a spermicide.
  3. Shin Abe doesn't find it odd that the picturesque little Japanese town of Kuzumaki, where he has lived all his life, generates some of its electricity with cow dung.

News

  1. Vietnam PM takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

    HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was dealt a rare public blow on Tuesday, winning the full support of less than half of members of a parliament dominated by his ruling Communist Party in the country's first-ever confidence vote. The former central bank governor got votes of "high confidence" from 210 members of the 498-seat national assembly, with 160 passing votes of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Turning cow dung into electricity

    Dairy farmers have been burned by systems that promise to turn manure into power, but a new generation of digesters could revive this segment of the renewable energy field. Dairy farmer Ron Koetsier's 1,200 cows produce roughly 90 tons of manure daily, and for the last three decades, he has tried unsuccessfully to turn the stinky dung into energy to power his 450-acre farm in Visalia.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  3. Covington man takes $3 million Georgia Lottery win

    Dung Tran of Covington has claimed a Georgia Lottery win worth around $3 million dollars.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: WXIA-TV Atlanta

Quotes

  1. "I know a Democratic pattern, I know a Republican pattern," he said, "and I saw in the Democratic primary elephant dung all over the place."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: James Clyburn Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. Long an outspoken critic of the Catholic authorities, O'Connor asked: "How long do they expect us to restrain ourselves? We have put up with this bull dung for hundreds of years. A true Christian is someone who, in any given situation, is supposed...
    on Mar 4, 2010 By: Sinead O Connor Source: AFP

  3. "She seems to claim if companies start using this method it might help with global warming because some of all the cow dung that causes problems in the atmopshere will start getting used," Abrahams said in an interview.
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Marc Abrahams Source: Reuters India

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