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dip

verb /dip/ ( past tense, past participle dipped)
to lower into any liquid for a moment
tremper
He dipped his bread in the soup.
to slope downwards
descendre
The road dipped just beyond the crossroads.
to lower the beam of (car headlights)
(se) mettre en code
He dipped his lights as the other car approached.
(of a ship) to lower (a flag) briefly in salute.
saluer (avec le pavillon)
dip into to withdraw amounts from (a supply, eg of money)
puiser (dans)
I’ve been dipping into my savings recently.
to look briefly at (a book) or to study (a subject) in a casual manner
feuilleter
I’ve dipped into his book on Shakespeare, but I haven’t read it right through.
(Definition of dip from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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