(scot.) To dawn.
(obsolete) To daunt; to terrify.
(Digital Audio Workstation) Software running on a Mac or Windows computer that is used by professional sound engineers to record and mix digital audio tracks. A DAW is used to combine dialogue, music and special effects such as reverberation and delay. Many of the features of high-end audio editing software can be provided with open source software (see sound editor). See MDM and VST.
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Origin of daw
- Middle English dawe
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From a Middle English short form of David. Also a nickname from the (jack)daw.