Entertainment / Literature / Dumb Shows: These mimed scenes before a play or before each act in a play summarized or foreshadowed the coming events of the plot. These shows were common in early Renaissance drama, but Greenblatt notes that they already seemed old-fashioned in Shakespeare's time. Still, writers employed them up until the 1640s (Greenblatt 1139).
Dumb Adverb Synonyms: mute, speechless, voiceless, silent, quiet, taciturn, mum, wordless, inarticulate
Dumb Adjective Synonyms: dull, stupid, thick
Health / Fitness / Dumbbell: A small metal bar consisting of two weights on each side. The weights can be attached or detached. The bar is gripped with one hand between the weights. MORE
Technology / Computers / Dumb Terminal: This refers to a monitor a keyboard setup that can receive, enter, transmit and display information from a server. But it cannot process any information. Most commonly, these terminals were used to co MORE