Definition Of dressings

noun

a fertilizing substance such as compost or manure spread over or plowed into land.

Heavy feeders, sunflowers appreciate a side dressing of compost or fertilizer during the growing season.

a piece of material placed on a wound to protect it.

an antiseptic dressing

a sauce for salads, typically one consisting of oil and vinegar mixed together with herbs or other flavorings.

vinaigrette dressing

size or stiffening used in the finishing of fabrics.

It is important to ensure that the dressing is rubbed well into the fabric, and not allowed to remain thickly on the surface.

Example Of dressings

  • a dressing of blood, fish, and bone

  • A fresh herb in any salad dressing really makes it sparkle.

  • A handful of potato chips or a tablespoon of salad dressing each has about 100 calories.

  • A light dressing of fertiliser in the middle of April will help to get the lawn going.

  • A silver-ion material that prevents bacterial contamination has been used as an additive in a medical foam for wound dressings .


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