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Definición de “dip” en inglés

dip

verb uk   /dɪp/ (-pp-) us  

dip verb (PUT INTO LIQUID)

B2 [T] to put something into a liquid for a short time: Dip the fish in the batter, then drop it into the hot oil. She dipped her toe into the pool to see how cold it was. [T] to put sheep for a short time into a container of liquid containing chemicals that kill harmful insects on the sheep's bodies

dip verb (DROP)

B2 [I] to go down to a lower level: As you turn the corner, the road dips suddenly. The sun dipped below the horizon. House prices dipped in the first three months of the year. [T] UK to make the beam from the lights at the front of a vehicle point down: You'll dazzle oncoming drivers if you don't dip your headlights.

dip

noun uk   /dɪp/ us  

dip noun (LIQUID)

[C or U] a cold, thick sauce that you eat by dipping pieces of uncooked vegetable or biscuits, etc. into it: cheese/salsa dip [C usually singular] a quick swim: a dip in the sea/pool [C or U] a special liquid used for cleaning, etc.: a silver dip sheep dip

dip noun (DROP)

[C usually singular] a part of something that is at a lower level or a movement to a lower level: a dip in the road a sudden dip in temperature

dip noun (QUICK LOOK)

[C usually singular] a short time spent considering a subject: We begin our dip into local history by examining the town's origins.
(Definition of dip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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