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Meaning of DRIP

Pronunciation:  drip

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater
  2. [n]  flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
  3. [v]  let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
  4. [v]  fall in drops; of liquids

DRIP is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dribble, dribble, drip mold, drip mould, trickle
 See Also: come down, descend, dripstone, fall, flow, flowing, go down, hoodmold, hoodmould, intravenous drip, pour, projection



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Drip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dripped}or {Dript}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Dripping}.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a
    noun. See {Drop}.]
    1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves.
    2. To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment
             The dark round of the dripping wheel. --Tennyson.
  2. \Drip\, v. t.
    To let fall in drops.
          Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain.
  3. \Drip\, n.
    1. A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which
       drips, or falls in drops.
             The light drip of the suspended oar.  --Byron.
    2. (Arch.) That part of a cornice, sill course, or other
       horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and is
       of such section as to throw off the rain water.
    {Right of drip} (Law), an easement or servitude by which a
       man has the right to have the water flowing from his house
       fall on the land of his neighbor.
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