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drip


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drip  \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 
  drips. 
 
  The  dark  round  of  the  dripping  wheel.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drip  \Drip\,  v.  t. 
  To  let  fall  in  drops. 
 
  Which  from  the  thatch  drips  fast  a  shower  of  rain. 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drip  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drip 
  n  :  the  formation  and  falling  of  drops  of  liquid;  "there's  a 
  drip  through  the  roof"  [syn:  {trickle},  {dribble}] 
  v  1:  fall  in  drops;  of  liquids 
  2:  let  or  cause  to  fall  in  drops;  "dribble  oil  into  the 
  mixture"  [syn:  {dribble}] 




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