Definitions for "DEAD"
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.
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.
(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"
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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
very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip"
completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"
Keywords:  cuckoo, homicidal, terrific, tale, nest
a terrific cuckoo's nest homicidal investigative tale
Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"
Carrying no current, or producing no useful effect; -- said of a conductor in a dynamo or motor, also of a telegraph wire which has no instrument attached and, therefore, is not in use.
out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"
Keywords:  squatol, mad, golden, johnes, attained
Done with the work of breathing; done With all the world; the mad race run Though to the end; the golden goal Attained and found to be a hole! Squatol Johnes
Keywords:  silence, utter, seriousness, total
total; "dead silence"; "utter seriousness"
Keywords:  calculusi, challenge, man
a man whose CalculusI a Challenge
(slang) having no entry;(slang) (adjective for "seat") reopening [dead seat = reopening position, i.e., after two passes].
reckoning (DR) Determining a boat's position by noting the course sailed, boat speed, and the distance covered
Keywords:  unvaried, monotonous, pain, wall, level
Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
Keywords:  persona, swamp, lit, walking, killed
Killed by some action of your own, eg. walking into the swamp while carrying a lit brand. You lose a few points, but not your whole persona.
Keywords:  dustmen, another, name
Another name for the Dustmen.
Keywords:  crimson, brilliant, rich, thus, brown
Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
1. A room with a very low RT 60. A room that doesn't echo and in which sounds decay instantly. see also live 2. A piece of equipment that doesn't work. "It doesn't work, it's dead." (Usually occurs immediately before a performance, when the equipment is needed.)
for ends, bowls, and jacks, when the end or bowl has been invalidated. Opposite to live bowl, live jack, and so on
Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.
not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"
Keywords:  shooter, broken, target, term
the term used for a target broken by the shooter.
As in the bill is dead". Means a bill is defeated or otherwise removed from consideration for the rest of the session.
sudden and complete; "came to a dead stop"
quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
Keywords:  episode, criminal, intent, law, order
Dead is an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead.
Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
Keywords:  surviving, latin, language, active
not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"
drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"
Keywords:  escape, capture, stones, still, even
Stones that cannot escape capture are called dead, even while they are still on the board.
Keywords:  table, players
When there are no players at the table.
Keywords:  commonly, collectively, one
One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively.