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drip

verb uk   /drɪp/ (-pp-) us  
[I or T] If a liquid drips, it falls in drops, or you make it fall in drops: Water dripped down the wall. She dripped paint on the carpet.Movement of liquids [I] to produce drops of liquid: Watch out - the candle's dripping.Movement of liquids

drip

noun uk   /drɪp/ us  

drip noun (LIQUID)

[C] a drop of liquid: drips of paint/sweatMovement of liquidsWords meaning small pieces and amounts [S] the sound or action of liquid falling in drops: All I could hear was the drip of the rain from the roof.Movement of liquids [C] UK (US also IV) a method of slowly giving someone liquid medicine or food through a tube into a vein, or a piece of equipment for doing this: He was on a drip for three days.Medical and surgical equipment

drip noun (PERSON)

[C] informal disapproving a boring person without a strong character: Her husband is such a drip.People who are boring and old-fashioned
(Definition of drip from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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