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"drip" in British English

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dripverb

uk   us   /drɪp/ (-pp-)
[I or T] If a ​liquid drips, it ​falls in ​drops, or you make it ​fall in ​drops: Water dripped down the ​wall. She dripped ​paint on the ​carpet. [I] to ​producedrops of ​liquid: Watch out - the candle's dripping.

dripnoun

uk   us   /drɪp/
  • drip noun (LIQUID)

[C] a ​drop of ​liquid: drips of ​paint/​sweat [S] the ​sound or ​action of ​liquidfalling in ​drops: All I could ​hear was the drip of the ​rain from the ​roof. [C] (US also IV) a ​method of ​slowly giving someone ​liquidmedicine or ​food through a ​tube into a vein, or a ​piece of ​equipment for doing this: He was on a drip for three ​days.
(Definition of drip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drip" in American English

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dripverb [I/T]

 us   /drɪp/ (-pp-)
to ​fall in ​drops, or ​letliquidfall in ​drops: [I] The ​sweat dripped down his ​nose and ​cheeks.
drip
noun [C/U]  us   /drɪp/
[U] He ​heard the drip of a ​leakyfaucet.
(Definition of drip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"DRIP" in Business English

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DRIPnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
abbreviation fordividend reinvestment ​plan: a ​form of ​investment in which the investor's dividends are used to ​buy more ​shares in the ​company, rather than being ​paid as ​cash
(Definition of DRIP from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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