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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;
- Example: "there's a drip through the roof"
[syn: drip, trickle, dribble]


VERB (1)

1. run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream;
- Example: "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"
- Example: "reports began to dribble in"
[syn: trickle, dribble, filter]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trickle \Tric"kle\ (tr[i^]k"k'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trickled (tr[i^]k"k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Trickling (tr[i^]k"kl[i^]ng).] [OE. triklen, probably for striklen, freq. of striken to flow, AS. str[imac]can. See Strike, v. t.] To flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops. [1913 Webster] His salt tears trickled down as rain. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Fast beside there trickled softly down A gentle stream. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trickle \Tric"kle\, n. The act or state of trickling; also, that which trickles; a small stream; drip. Streams that . . . are short and rapid torrents after a storm, but at other times dwindle to feeble trickles of mud. --James Bryce. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

trickle n 1: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof" [syn: drip, trickle, dribble] v 1: run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in" [syn: trickle, dribble, filter]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "trickle": a few, condensation, condense, distill, distillation, dribble, drip, dripping, drippings, dripple, drizzle, drop, exude, filter, flow, gurgle, handful, leach, leaching, leak, leak out, leakage, leaking, limited number, lixiviate, lixiviation, only a few, ooze, percolate, percolation, piddling few, piddling number, rivulet, run, runlet, runnel, scattering, seep, seepage, seeping, small number, spill, sprinkling, spurtle, sweat, sweating, too few, tricklet, trill, weep