dipstick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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dipsticknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɪp.stɪk/

dipstick noun [C] (MEASURE)

a ​long, ​thinstick for ​measuring the ​amount of ​liquid in a ​container, ​especially the ​oil in a ​carengine

dipstick noun [C] (PERSON)

slang a ​sillyperson
(Definition of dipstick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dipsticknoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɪpˌstɪk/
a ​long, ​thinstick for ​measuring the ​amount of ​liquid in a ​container, esp. the ​oil in a ​carengine
(Definition of dipstick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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