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dah

[dah] /dɑ/
noun
1.
an echoic word, the referent of which is a tone interval approximately three times the length of the dot, used to designate the dash of Morse code, International Morse code, etc.
Compare dit.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for dah
  • Likewise, continuous dahs are created by holding the dah contact.
  • Do dah day is an annual pet parade held around the end of may.
British Dictionary definitions for dah

dah

/dɑː/
noun
1.
the long sound used in combination with the short sound dit, in the spoken representation of Morse and other telegraphic codes Compare dash1 (sense 14)
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Slang definitions & phrases for dah

daggone

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doggone


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for dah

DAH

  1. Dictionary of American History
  2. disordered action of heart
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