Search Result for "drip":
1. flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;
- Example: "there's a drip through the roof"
[syn: drip, trickle, dribble]
2. the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop;
- Example: "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"
[syn: drip, dripping]
3. (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway);
[syn: drip, drip mold, drip mould]
1. fall in drops;
- Example: "Water is dripping from the faucet"
2. let or cause to fall in drops;
- Example: "dribble oil into the mixture"
[syn: dribble, drip, drop]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drip \Drip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drippedor 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips. [1913 Webster] The dark round of the dripping wheel. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drip \Drip\, v. t. To let fall in drops. [1913 Webster] Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain. --Swift. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drip \Drip\, n. 1. A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops. [1913 Webster] The light drip of the suspended oar. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2006):
DRIP Designated Relays Inquiry Protocol (SPAM)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
77 Moby Thesaurus words for "drip": balderdash, baloney, boob, bore, bull, bunk, bushwa, buttonholer, chump, clod, condensation, condense, crashing bore, damper, distill, distillation, dolt, dope, drag, dribble, dripping, drippings, dripple, drivel, drizzle, drop, dryasdust, dullard, dusty, exude, filter, flat tire, frightful bore, goon, gurgle, gush, headache, humdrum, killjoy, leach, leaching, leak, leak out, leakage, leaking, lixiviate, lixiviation, milksop, moron, nuisance, ooze, percolate, percolation, pest, pill, pour, proser, seep, seepage, seeping, simpleton, sluice, spatter, sprinkle, spurtle, stream, sweat, sweating, trickle, tricklet, trill, twaddle, twaddler, weed, weep, wet, wet blanket