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dip

verb /dip/ ( past tense, past participle dipped)
to lower into any liquid for a moment
eintauchen
He dipped his bread in the soup.
to slope downwards
sich senken
The road dipped just beyond the crossroads.
to lower the beam of (car headlights)
abblenden
He dipped his lights as the other car approached.
(of a ship) to lower (a flag) briefly in salute.
dippen
dip into to withdraw amounts from (a supply, eg of money)
angreifen
I’ve been dipping into my savings recently.
to look briefly at (a book) or to study (a subject) in a casual manner
einen Blick werfen in
I’ve dipped into his book on Shakespeare, but I haven’t read it right through.
(Definition of dip from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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