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Verb: dab (dabbed,dabbing)  dab
  1. Apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
    "dab the wall with paint";
    - swab, swob
     
  2. Hit lightly
    "dab him on the shoulder";
    - pat
Noun: dab  dab
  1. A light touch or stroke
    - tap, pat
     
  2. A small quantity of something moist or liquid
    "a dab of paint";
    - splash, splatter

Derived forms: dabs, dabbing, dabbed

Type of: apply, put on, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, strike, touch, touching

Encyclopedia: Dab, Lubusz Voivodeship