decal

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noun de·cal \ˈdē-ˌkal, di-ˈkal; Canadian usually ˈde-kəl\

Definition of decal

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

Origin and Etymology of decal

short for decalcomania


First Known Use: 1937


DECAL Defined for English Language Learners

decal

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noun de·cal \ˈdē-ˌkal, di-ˈkal; Canadian usually ˈde-kəl\

Definition of decal for English Language Learners

  • : a picture, design, or label that will stick to the surface on which it is placed after the paper on the back of it is removed


DECAL Defined for Kids

decal

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noun de·cal \ˈdē-ˌkal\

Definition of decal for Students

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



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