Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
Out of play; regarded as out of the game; -- said of a ball, a piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games.
A ball which stops so close to the hole that the next putt is a certainty.
When the ball is dead, it can only be returned to play via a serve. (Exception: See continuous play rules).
To die; to lose life or force.
A dead card is a card that is no longer available to help you. In seven card stud, for example, a pair of kings in the hole is less strong if the two remaining kings are two other players' door cards, and therefore dead. A dead hand is a hand that is no longer eligible to win the pot (i.e., one that has been mucked or otherwise invalidated). Dead money is money that was put in a pot by a player who has since folded.
a hand or card that is no longer legally playable due to some irregularity
(dead). Not living nor showing characteristics of life. "For the living know they will die; but the dead do R223 not know anything, nor have they any longer a reward, for their memory R224 is forgotten" (Eccleasties 9:5).
So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.
Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.
Very sound-absorbent, i.e. sound studios
Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
Bringing death; deadly.
To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.
Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.
To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
(1 - Staging) The point at which a piece of scenery reaches the desired stage position. (2 - General) Redundant items.
a presolotted height for a piece of scenery or lighting bar
Term used in Theatre flying. A preset position in height. Marks are made on hemp ropes with tape which correspond to a known height of a flown item. E.g. Fly the gauze out to its top dead. Submitted by Piers from London, UK.
(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy"
devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"
devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here"
Per Yngve Ohlin (January 16 1969 – April 8 1991) was a Swedish vocalist, notably in the Norwegian black metal group Mayhem, who went by the stage name Dead. He also acted as a lead singer of the Swedish black metal band Morbid on one demo tape entitled December Moon.
Dead is a 1998 (see 1998 in music) live album by American death metal band Obituary. Its name ("Dead") is an evident joke with the term "Live" (used to define a music live album), its immediate anthonym.
"Dead" is an alternative rock song by the American band Pixies, written and sung by the band's frontman Black Francis. It is the sixth track on their 1989 album Doolittle. The song describes the biblical David and Bathsheba story (from II Samuel) from the viewpoint of David.Sisario, Ben.