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dim down

To lessen something in brightness, as of a light. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dim" and "down." I dimmed down the lights so that we could have a romantic candlelit dinner. We knew that the play was about to start once the lights dimmed down.
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dim something down

to make lights dim; to use a dimmer to make the lights dimmer. Why don't you dim the lights down and put on some music? Let me dim down the lights and put on some music.
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dim down

[for the lights] to go dim. The lights dimmed down for a few seconds. Open the stage curtain when the house lights dim down.
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Dedicated areas such as the ceiling over the dining table can be specifically lit up, while other areas are moodily dimmed down.
Green energy producers will receive less compensation should their power plants be dimmed down during periods of oversupply.
The first area to be dimmed down was Thornton Lodge.
Restored by Aurora Lamp Works, the pendant is now illuminated by an incandescent A-lamp dimmed down to 70 percent output.
I started really well, scoring in my first game, but it dimmed down after that.
MELODY means that cabin light on the A380 can be dimmed down to 0.
NEW eco-friendly street lights which can be dimmed down are being trialled in Flintshire.
Far from a bland, treeless expanse, the moorland constantly changes colour as it is lit up and dimmed down by the weak northern sun.
The Scot yesterday breezed in to the sleepy Californian retirement resort for the Pacific Life Open and declared himself delighted much of the spotlight, which has burned him to a frazzle this past year, has been dimmed down.
The soulful music combined with dimmed down lighting creates an intimate environment for customers.
We used lensed LEDs turned up to 100 percent, in this case 350 milliamps, for most holes and then added non-lensed LEDs dimmed down to 20 percent to shine onto facades and architectural details.
The light can be dimmed down after your light fix to act as a normal desk lamp, although the chances are high that it'll end up on a colleague's desk.
The light can also be dimmed down to act as a normal desk lamp, although chances are it will end up on a colleague's desk.