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dented | x |

As a verb dented

is (dent).

As a letter x is

the twenty-fourth letter of the.

As a symbol x is

voiceless velar fricative.




  • (dent)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

    (etyl) . More at dint.


    (en noun)
  • A shallow deformation in the surface of an object, produced by an impact.
  • The crash produced a dent in the left side of the car.
  • (by extension, informal) A sudden negative change, such as loss, damage, weakening, consumption or diminution, especially one produced by an external force, event or action
  • That purchase put a bit of a dent in my wallet.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=April 11 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Andy Carroll's first goals since his £35m move to Liverpool put a dent in Manchester City's Champions League hopes as they were emphatically swept aside at Anfield.}}


    (en verb)
  • To impact something, producing a dent.
  • To develop a dent or dents.
  • ''Copper is soft and dents easily.

    Etymology 2

    (etyl), from (etyl) dens, dentis, tooth. See tooth.


    (en noun)
  • (engineering) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
  • (Knight)


    * English ergative verbs ----



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    Etymology 1


  • The twenty-fourth letter of the .
  • See also

    Cardinal number

  • The number 10.
  • Symbol

  • A symbol of the IPA, representing a voiceless uvular fricative.
  • strike
  • Etymology 2

    Possibly from skull and crossbones


  • Derived terms
    * XXX

    See also

    {{Letter , page=X , NATO=X-ray , Morse=–··– , Character=X , Braille=? }} Image:Latin X.png, Capital and lowercase versions of X , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter X.png, Uppercase and lowercase X in Fraktur Roman numerals ----