Meaning of “dressing” in the English Dictionary

"dressing" in British English

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dressingnoun

uk /ˈdres.ɪŋ/ us /ˈdres.ɪŋ/

dressing noun (SALAD)

dressing noun (INJURY)

[ C ] a covering that is put on a cut or an area of damaged skin to protect it

(Definition of “dressing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dressing" in American English

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dressingnoun

us /ˈdres·ɪŋ/

dressing noun (SALAD)

[ C/U ] salad dressing

dressing noun (INJURY)

[ C ] a covering put on an injury, esp. when there has been bleeding through the skin:

You have to change the dressing every day.

(Definition of “dressing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)