drip definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To fall in falls: liquid is leaking from that leaky tap.
    • To drop drops: an umbrella that's dripping throughout the floor.
    • To ooze or be saturated with or just as if with fluid: a speech that dripped with sarcasm.
    • To fall in drops.
    • to allow autumn falls of moisture or liquid.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to allow fall in or as if in falls: a brush dripping paint; a speech that dripped invective.
    • to allow fall in falls.
  • noun:
    • The process of forming and dropping in falls.
    • fluid or moisture that falls in falls.
    • A slight intermittent circulation or leak: fixed the spill in the faucet.
    • The sound created by fluid falling in drops: heard the regular spill of rainfall.
    • A projection on a cornice or sill from which rainwater can trickle, protecting the wall surface below.
    • Slang A tiresome or irritating person.
    • A drop of a liquid.
    • An apparatus that gradually releases a liquid, especially the one that releases medications into someone's bloodstream (an intravenous spill).
    • A limp, ineffectual, boring or elsewhere uninteresting individual.
    • A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or drops in drops.
    • That section of a cornice, sill course, or any other horizontal user, which projects beyond the rest, and it is of these area concerning throw-off the rain-water.
    • A drop. See drop, n.
    • A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping.
    • That which drops in falls; specifically, leaking, or melted fat which drips from animal meat while roasting.
    • In design, a projecting member of a cornice, etc., therefore cut on throw off water, which may without it trickle-down upon the parts beneath. See dripstone.
    • A receptacle for waste or overflow: because, the spill of a water-cooler or a refrigerator.
    • In meteorology, the falls of water which fall from leaves and other objects that are enveloped by clouds or fog, or covered with dew.
    • An inclined wooden system, used in the manufacture of sodium, for draining the salt before it is conveyed to your storehouse.
    • A deposit formed from dripping liquid, as stalactites in caverns.
    • In horticulture, the water that drips from sash-bars and other roof-structure of a glass-house.
    • (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the region below from rainwater (as over a window or entrance)
    • streaming in drops; the development and falling of falls of fluid
    • the noise of a liquid dropping visit fall
  • verb:
    • To fall one fall at a time.
    • To leak slowly.
    • to place a tiny bit of a liquid on something, stop by fall.
    • having a superabundance of valuable things.
    • to rain softly.
    • to-be wet, becoming soaked.
    • fall in falls
    • permit or trigger to-fall in falls
  • initialism:
    • Dividend reinvestment program; a type of monetary investing
  • others:
    • to-fall in drops.
    • To lose or allow fall a liquid in drops, as a wet apparel or a roof.
    • To let fall in drops.

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