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dripping


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dripping  \Drip"ping\,  n. 
  1.  A  falling  in  drops,  or  the  sound  so  made 
 
  2.  That  which  falls  in  drops,  as  fat  from  meat  in  roasting. 
 
  {Dripping  pan},  a  pan  for  receiving  the  fat  which  drips  from 
  meat  in  roasting. 
 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dripping 
  adj  1:  having  liquid  falling  in  drops;  "in  the  dripping  fog";  "the 
  scene  where  he  is  singing  in  the  rain  in  dripping 
  clothes";  "there  was  little  shelter  under  the  dripping 
  trees" 
  2:  wet  with  secreted  or  exuded  moisture  such  as  sweat  or  blood 
  or  tears;  "wiped  his  reeking  neck"  [syn:  {reeking},  {watery}] 
  n  :  fat  that  exudes  from  meat  while  it  is  being  roasted  or  fried 
  [syn:  {drippings}] 
  adv  :  extremely;  "dripping  wet,"  "soaking  wet"  [syn:  {soaking},  {sopping}] 




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