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Dew vs. Yew

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Dewnoun

(uncountable) Any moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces.

Yewnoun

(countable) A species of coniferous tree, Taxus baccata, with dark-green flat needle-like leaves and seeds bearing red arils, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.

Dewnoun

(uncountable) Moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc in the morning, resulting in drops.

Yewnoun

Any tree or shrub of the genus Taxus.

Dewnoun

An instance of such moisture settling on plants, etc.

‘There was a heavy dew this morning.’;

Yewnoun

Other conifers resembling plants in genus Taxus

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Dewnoun

(figurative) Anything that falls lightly and in a refreshing manner.

Yewnoun

in family Podocarpaceae

Dewnoun

(figurative) An emblem of morning, or fresh vigour.

Yewnoun

in family Cephalotaxaceae

Dewverb

To wet with, or as if with, dew; to moisten.

Yewnoun

(uncountable) The wood of the such trees.

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Dewnoun

Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night.

‘Her tears fell with the dews at even.’;

Yewnoun

A bow for archery, made of yew wood.

Dewnoun

Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner.

Yewadjective

Made from the wood of the yew tree.

Dewnoun

An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor.

Yewverb

See Yaw.

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Dewverb

To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew.

‘The grasses grewA little ranker since they dewed them so.’;

Yewnoun

An evergreen tree (Taxus baccata) of Europe, allied to the pines, but having a peculiar berrylike fruit instead of a cone. It frequently grows in British churchyards.

Dewadjective

Same as Due, or Duty.

Yewnoun

The wood of the yew. It is light red in color, compact, fine-grained, and very elastic. It is preferred to all other kinds of wood for bows and whipstocks, the best for these purposes coming from Spain.

Dewnoun

water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air;

‘in the morning the grass was wet with dew’;

Yewnoun

A bow for shooting, made of the yew.

Dew

Dew is water in the form of droplets that appears on thin, exposed objects in the morning or evening due to condensation. As the exposed surface cools by radiating its heat, atmospheric moisture condenses at a rate greater than that at which it can evaporate, resulting in the formation of water droplets.When temperatures are low enough, dew takes the form of ice; this form is called frost.

Yewadjective

Of or pertaining to yew trees; made of the wood of a yew tree; as, a yew whipstock.

Yewnoun

wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows

Yewnoun

any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves

Yew

Yew is a common name given to various species of trees.

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