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English definition of “trickle feed”

trickle feed

noun [T] uk   us  
the process of supplying continuous small amounts of something: Trickle-feed techniques allow continuous update of the data.Giving, providing and supplying
verb [T] uk   us  
The media were trickle-fed information about the department's problems.Giving, providing and supplying
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