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English definition of “drip”

drip

noun (LIQUID)    /drɪp/
[C] a drop of liquid : drips of paint / sweat Movement 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
(Definition of drip noun (LIQUID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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