Definitions for dollyˈdɒl i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dol•lyˈdɒl i(n.)(pl.)dol•lies

  1. (n.)Informal. a doll.

    Category: Informal

  2. a low truck or cart with small wheels for moving heavy loads.

  3. a small wheeled platform, usu. having a short boom, on which a movie or television camera can be mounted for making moving shots.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Radio and Television

  4. a tool for receiving and holding the head of a rivet while the other end is being headed.

    Category: Machinery

  5. a small locomotive operating on narrow-gauge tracks.

    Category: Railroads

  6. (v.t.)to transport or convey (a camera) by means of a dolly.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Radio and Television

  7. (v.i.)to move a camera on a dolly, esp. toward or away from the subject being filmed or televised (often fol. by in or out):

    to dolly in for a close-up.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Radio and Television

Origin of dolly:

1600–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolly(noun)

    conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted

  2. dolly(noun)

    conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

  3. doll, dolly(noun)

    a small replica of a person; used as a toy

Wiktionary

  1. dolly(Noun)

    A contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer.

  2. dolly(Noun)

    A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.

  3. dolly(Noun)

    In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.

  4. dolly(Noun)

    A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.

  5. dolly(Noun)

    A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.

  6. dolly(Noun)

    A specialized piece of film equipment resembling a little cart on which a camera is mounted.

  7. dolly(Noun)

    (children, colloquial): A child's name for a doll.

  8. dolly(Noun)

    A ball hit by a batsman such that it goes gently to a fielder for a simple catch.

  9. dolly(Noun)

    a doll

  10. dolly(Verb)

    To hit a dolly.

  11. dolly(Verb)

    To move an object using a dolly.

  12. Dolly(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy, and later also of Dolores.

  13. Dolly(ProperNoun)

    Dolly Parton

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dolly(noun)

    a contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer

  2. Dolly(noun)

    a tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet

  3. Dolly(noun)

    in pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver

  4. Dolly(noun)

    a small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building

  5. Dolly(noun)

    a compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc

  6. Dolly(noun)

    a child's mane for a doll

Freebase

  1. Dolly

    Dolly is a rock band from Nantes, France. The group is popular in France but less well-known elsewhere. Dolly's vocalist Emmanuelle Monet has appeared in many collaborations, including a song together with Apocalyptica on the single "Wie weit/How far/En Vie". Dolly stopped their activity indefinitely after the death of Mickaël Chamberlin in a car accident on 25 May 2005.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

dolly(noun)

a child's word for a doll.

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