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English definition of “drip”

drip

verb
 
 
/drɪp/ (present participle dripping, past tense and past participle dripped)
FALL [I, T] If a liquid drips, it falls in drops or you make it fall in drops: There was water dripping from the ceiling.Movement of liquids
PRODUCE [I] to produce drops of liquid: The candle's dripping.Movement of liquids
(Definition of drip verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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