2016年7月1日 星期五

dressing, dressing station



Travoys Arriving with Wounded at a Dressing-Station at Smol, Macedonia, September 1916 (1919, Art.IWM ART 2268)


dressing 

Pronunciation: /ˈdrɛsɪŋ/ 

NOUN

1(also salad dressing)[MASS NOUN] A sauce for salads, typically one consisting of oil and vinegar with herbs or other flavourings:vinaigrette dressing[MASS NOUN]: sprinkle each salad lightly with dressing
1.1North American Stuffing:turkey with apple dressing
2A piece of material used to cover and protect a wound:an antiseptic dressing
3[MASS NOUN] Size or stiffening used in the finishing of fabrics:fabrics finished with dressing will work successfully when cut an inch wide
4fertilizing substance such as compost or manure spread over or ploughed into land:a dressing of blood, fish, and bone

dressing station
noun
  1. a place for giving emergency treatment to troops injured in battle.
    "the family received a letter from Joe written in a field dressing station"

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