Definition of dash:
distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
a quick run
a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"
cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"