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General Crossword Questions for “dab”

  • Fish - fingerprint
  • Fingerprint - fish

Encyclopedia

  • DAB is more robust with regard to noise and multipath fading for mobile listening, since DAB reception quality first degrades rapidly when the signal strength falls below a critical threshold, whereas FM reception quality degrades slowly with the decreasing signal. — “Digital Audio Broadcasting - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • dabs.com, a retailer in the UK. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DAB". — “DAB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), also known as Eureka 147, has been under development DAB and DAB+ cannot be used for mobile TV because they do not include any video codecs. — “Digital radio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "He never talks more," she replied. "Last week two travelers in the cloth line were here–such clever chaps who told such jokes in the evening, that I fairly cried with laughing; and he stood there like a dab fish and never said a word." — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • The mistress of the house, Miss Fontover, was an elderly lady in spectacles, dressed almost like an abbess; a dab at Ritual, as become one of her business, and a worshipper at the ceremonial church of St. — “Jude the Obscure” by Thomas Hardy
  • I took out the plug and shook out the little dab of quicksilver, and set my teeth in. — “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain
  • He took out his handkerchief to dab his nose. Citronlemon? Ah, the soap I put there. Lose it out of that pocket. Putting back his handkerchief he took out the soap and stowed it away, buttoned, into the hip pocket of his trousers. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • But for sleep–I know I shall make nothing of it before I begin–I am no dab at your fine sayings in the first place–and in the next, I cannot for my soul set a grave face upon a bad matter, and tell the world–'tis the refuge of the unfortunate–the enfranchisement of the prisoner–the downy lap of the hopeless, the weary, and the broken-hearted; nor could I set out with a lye in my mouth, by affirming, that of all the soft and delicious functions of our nature, by which the great Author of it, in his bounty, has been pleased to recompence the sufferings wherewith his justice and his good pleasure has wearied us–that this is the chiefest (I know pleasures worth ten of it); or what a happiness it is to man, when the anxieties and passions of the day are over, and he lies down upon his back, that his soul shall be so seated within him, that whichever way she turns her eyes, the heavens shall look calm and sweet above her–no desire–or fear–or doubt that troubles the air, nor any difficulty past, present, or to come, that the imagination may not pass over without offence, in that sweet secession. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • He was a smooth one to talk, and was a dab at the ways of gentlefolks. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens

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