Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation decaliter

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sort of vetch, Cytisus Cajan, extensively cultivated in the East Indies.
  • noun A valley.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun East Indies Split pulse, esp. of Cajanus Indicus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun metrology Symbol for the decaliter (decalitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 101 liters (litres).
  • noun Alternative spelling of dahl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Inspired by a recipe from a Sindhi Cookbook I recently added to my bookself, this dal is a delight to be cooked and relished over and over again.

    Coming Home to Dal - JFI

  • Inspired by a recipe from a Sindhi Cookbook I recently added to my bookself, this dal is a delight to be cooked and relished over and over again.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The humble everyday dal is elevated to new levels of flavor with the addition of sliced raw mango, chilies and tempering, resulting in a Mango Dal, known more lyrically in Bengali as Tak er Dal or "dal which is a little sour in taste".

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • The word "dal" is written in english, hindi and marathi, the three languages I know and love.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • To check if dal is cooked pick a grain and press between thumb and forefinger.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • To check if dal is cooked pick a grain and press between thumb and forefinger.

    Tavyarchi Val Dal

  • The sign of a well cooked dal is if you see it is begining to crumble.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Stir and let it simmer with lid on for a while till the moog dal is cooked all thru and looks fluffy.

    Navalkol Moog Dal

  • Stir and let it simmer with lid on for a while till the moog dal is cooked all thru and looks fluffy.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The sign of a well cooked dal is if you see it is begining to crumble.

    Tavyarchi Val Dal

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  • Dallas Love Field.

    October 21, 2008

  • Also a delicious South Asian dish prepared from split beans. Also spelled dhal.

    October 21, 2008