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NOUN (1)

1. very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower;
[syn: drizzle, mizzle]


VERB (2)

1. rain lightly;
- Example: "When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant"
[syn: drizzle, mizzle]

2. moisten with fine drops;
- Example: "drizzle the meat with melted butter"
[syn: drizzle, moisten]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ling \Ling\ (l[i^]ng), n. [OE. lenge; akin to D. leng, G. l[aum]nge, Dan. lange, Sw. l[*a]nga, Icel. langa. So named from its being long. See Long, a.] (Zool.) (a) A large, marine, gadoid fish (Molva vulgaris) of Northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a food fish and is largely salted and dried. Called also drizzle. (b) The burbot of Lake Ontario. (c) An American hake of the genus Phycis. [Canada] (d) A New Zealand food fish of the genus Genypterus. The name is also locally applied to other fishes, as the cultus cod, the mutton fish, and the cobia. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drizzle \Driz"zle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drizzled; p. pr. & vb. n. Drizzling.] [Prop. freq. of AS. dre['o]san to fall. See Dreary.] To rain slightly in very small drops; to fall, as water from the clouds, slowly and in fine particles; as, it drizzles; drizzling drops or rain. "Drizzling tears." --Spenser. Syn: mizzle, misle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drizzle \Driz"zle\, v. t. To shed slowly in minute drops or particles. "The air doth drizzle dew." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drizzle \Driz"zle\, n. A fine rain or mist. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drizzle n 1: very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower [syn: drizzle, mizzle] v 1: rain lightly; "When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant" [syn: drizzle, mizzle] 2: moisten with fine drops; "drizzle the meat with melted butter" [syn: drizzle, moisten]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "drizzle": Scotch mist, blood rain, drum, evening mist, fall, flurry, gout of rain, mist, misty rain, mizzle, moisture, patter, pelt, pitter-patter, pour, pour with rain, precipitate, precipitation, rain, rain tadpoles, raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, sheet of rain, shower, shower down, spatter, spit, splatter, sprinkle, stream, tattoo, unfrozen hydrometeor, weep, wet