dying dying  /ˈdaɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  2. (n) a device used for shaping metal
  3. (n) a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
  4. (v) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  5. (v) suffer or face the pain of death
  6. (v) be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame
  7. (v) stop operating or functioning
  8. (v) feel indifferent towards
  9. (v) languish as with love or desire
  10. (v) cut or shape with a die
  11. (v) to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player
  12. (v) lose sparkle or bouquet
  13. (v) disappear or come to an end
  14. (v) suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)
  15. (n) the time when something ends
  16. (adj) in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
  17. (adj) eagerly desirous

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Usage(s):

  1. The dying man's ears, nose, mouth, hands, feet by holy unction were shrived.
  2. General surgeons, right now, are a dying breed; their residency programs have failed to fill for the past few years.
  3. The risk of dying from it is infinitesimal.

News

  1. Dying Fetus Announce Fall Tour and Renew Relapse Deal

    Dying Fetus will be hitting the road this fall for a North American headline tour and the band have renewed their deal with their long time record label Relapse Records
    on June 13, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

  2. Dying girl who sparked debate gets lung transplant from adult donor

    The lungs offered Wednesday to a dying 10-year-old girl whose transplant plight changed the nation’s organ allocation rules came from an adult donor, perhaps proving that her parents were right all along.Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., underwent more than six hours of surgery to receive two lobe transplants, meaning that a pair of adult lungs was cut down to fit her small size, according ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Dying girl gets lung transplant from adult donor

    The lungs offered Wednesday to a dying 10-year-old girl whose transplant plight changed the nation’s organ allocation rules came from an adult donor, perhaps proving that her parents were right all along.Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., was undergoing surgery to receive two lobe transplants, meaning that a pair of adult lungs was cut down to fit her small size, according to a family ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Some allies ought not to have the luxury of opting only for stability and civilian operations, thus forcing other allies to bear a disproportionate share of the fighting and dying," said Gates.
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "He was dramatic to the end _ dying on Christmas Day," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson, a friend of Brown's since 1955. "Almost a dramatic, poetic moment. He'll be all over the news all over the world today. He would have it no other way."
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Jesse Jackson Source: FOXNews

  3. MacAskill said that Megrahi "did not show his victims any comfort or compassion. They were not allowed to return to the bosom of their families to see out their lives, let alone their dying days. No compassion was shown by him to them. But that...
    on Aug 20, 2009 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: Washington Post

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