Dunk in a sentence as a noun

But I don't think it's such a slam dunk as many seem to think it is...

Violating the sublet terms on the other hand is a slam dunk.

If they'll do that with a slam dunk case, what will they do to get a conviction when the case is a tough one?

In this case it appears it was written down, which is pretty much a slam dunk for the employee.

"Whose near me" is not obviously "Whoshere" and so infringement does not seem to be a slam dunk.

It is as futile as encouraging women to make it to the NBA and out-dunk the very best men.

I don't know if I believe it, but Allworth's claim that copying doesn't hurt the market is certainly not a slam dunk.

I went to a po-dunk Midwestern state school, so what looks obviously stupid to me is maybe genius.

But if my expectations are that I'll be able to dunk and beat Michael Jordan, I'd be delusional.

It's not a slam dunk to suggest that a particular agency is at fault without supporting evidence.

Dunk in a sentence as a verb

It'll just mean a lot of projects that would have been conceived won't be, and it'll be harder to execute on a lot of projects that should have been a slam dunk.

I'm not saying it's a slam dunk they'll get this right but there's a lot of evidence out their in the world that eyeballs can be turned into money just about anywhere.

When the body is finally perfused fully and dunked into liquid nitrogen...flash freezing isn't immediate.

It's far from a slam dunk, obviously, especially since he admitted making comments that he considered wrong and embarrassing.

That's an almost slam-dunk argument for anyone who believes in deregulation and privatization.

From a copyright-law perspective, it's not a slam-dunk that Curebit infringed any protectable aspect of the 37Signals design, as opposed to "stock" elements.

"This is classic, slam dunk antitrust, no need to spin elaborate economic theories, just prove to the court's satisfaction that consumers were harmed by an overt conspiracy to raise prices.

Pellet and re-suspend a small vial of cells to dilute out the media, replace with a special preservation media then dunk the entire 5mL vial in a big pot of liquid nitrogen for a few minutes.

But more than that taking a dunk in the ocean isn't so good for rockets, and spending the better part of a day with a search and recovery team and all the relevant equipment necessary out looking for the rocket and hauling it back home isn't cheap, it also adds a lot of delay to the whole workflow.

Dunk definitions


a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket


immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"

See also: souse plunge douse


make a dunk shot, in basketball; "He dunked the ball"


dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"