Associations to the word «Drip»


DRIP, verb. (intransitive) To fall one drop at a time.
DRIP, verb. (intransitive) To leak slowly.
DRIP, verb. (transitive) To let fall in drops.
DRIP, verb. (intransitive) (usually with with) To have a superabundance of valuable things.
DRIP, verb. (intransitive) (of the weather) To rain lightly.
DRIP, verb. (intransitive) To be wet, to be soaked.
DRIP, noun. A drop of a liquid.
DRIP, noun. (medicine) An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
DRIP, noun. (colloquial) A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
DRIP, noun. A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping.
DRIP, noun. (architecture) That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and has a section designed to throw off rainwater.
DRIP, acronym. (finance) Dividend reinvestment program; a type of financial investing
DRIP EDGE, noun. (roofing) A metal flashing or other overhanging component with an outward projecting lower edge, intended to control the direction of dripping water and help protect underlying building components.
DRIP EDGES, noun. Plural of drip edge
DRIP GAS, noun. A naturally occurring form of gasoline found near many oil and natural gas wells. It can be used in vehicles, but doing so is illegal and has been reported to cause damage to engines.
DRIP LINE, noun. The area defined by the outermost circumference of a tree canopy from where water drips onto the ground.
DRIP TIP, noun. (botany) An elongated leaf tip from which excess water drips off, as found in plants of the rainforest.
DRIP TIPS, noun. Plural of drip tip

Dictionary definition

DRIP, noun. Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof".
DRIP, noun. The sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him".
DRIP, noun. (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway).
DRIP, verb. Fall in drops; "Water is dripping from the faucet".
DRIP, verb. Let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture".

Wise words

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Florence Scovel Shinn