decal

noun
de·​cal | \ ˈdē-ˌkal How to pronounce decal (audio) , di-ˈkal How to pronounce decal (audio) ; Canadian usually ˈde-kəl How to pronounce decal (audio) \

Definition of decal

: a picture, design, or label made to be transferred (as to glass) from specially prepared paper

Examples of decal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maybe Baker, the All-Pro, will get his rightful shot and end up as the ultimate quarterback of the defense with the green decal. Bob Mcmanaman, The Arizona Republic, 28 July 2022 Following the song's release, fellow country singer Margo Price shared photos from a 2015 music video featuring Combs performing alongside Confederate flag imagery, including a decal on his guitar. Jack Irvin, PEOPLE.com, 5 July 2022 She was also criticized when her husband, a state lawmaker, parked a truck on Capitol grounds displaying a decal for the Three Percenters anti-government militia movement. Isaac Arnsdorf, Washington Post, 13 June 2022 The league has acknowledged the 6-foot-9 Mercury center’s absence by putting a decal with her initials and number on the home floor of all 12 teams. Doug Feinberg, Chicago Tribune, 25 May 2022 This season, all 12 WNBA teams have installed a decal of the BG 42 logo to their home courts in support of Brittney. Natasha Dye, PEOPLE.com, 9 May 2022 All 12 teams will have the decal on their home courts starting with the season opener Friday night. Eric Tucker And Matthew Lee, Chicago Tribune, 3 May 2022 All 12 teams will have the decal on their home courts starting with the season opener Friday night. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2022 All 12 teams will have the decal on their home courts starting with the season opener Friday night. Kevin L. Clark, Essence, 3 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of decal

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decal

short for decalcomania

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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Decal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decal. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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decal

noun
de·​cal | \ ˈdē-ˌkal How to pronounce decal (audio) \

Kids Definition of decal

: a design made to be transferred (as to glass) from specially prepared paper

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