- noun a tentative prod with the bat towards a ball outside off stump, sometimes played as a gentle cut shot but often made involuntarily
Citation ‘After Allan Lamb had been grabbed left-handed at short leg … Gower played a horribly noncommittal dab’
(Scyld Berry, Observer
22 January 1984)
- verb to attempt to hit the ball when making such a stroke
- A small flatfish, Limanda limanda, up to 25 cm long, from North West European coastal waters, white below and brown with greenish spots above. Cooked as plaice.
- verb to touch something lightly
- acronym fordigital audio broadcast
(written as DAB)
- A technology which digitally encodes audio for broadcasting. This provides for more channels and better sound quality.
- A broadcast utilizing digital audio broadcast (1). Also called digital audio broadcasting.