Crossword clues for drip
- Echoing sound in a cave
- Sound that can prevent sleeping at night
- Create an icicle, say
- Coffee brewing style
- Result of a melting icicle
- French press alternative
- Flowing in drops
- (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater
- The formation and falling of drops of liquid
- Sound from a faulty faucet
- Type of coffee
- Cousin of a twerp
- Kind of coffee
- Tiresome one
- Slow flow
- Wet blanket?
- Nerd's cousin
- Nerd of the 40's
- Wet nerd?
- Tap problem
- Style of coffee
- Social bore
- Companion of dry
- Creep or twerp
- Twerp's cousin
- Annoying sound in a kitchen
- Sound on a rainy day
- Leaky faucet problem
- Fall from a faulty faucet
- Coffee grind
- Coffee type
- Result of a gap in a tap
- Faucet debility
- Sleep destroyer
- Sink problem
- Sleep-preventing sound, perhaps
- Result when a tap isn't tip-top
- Social dud
- Spigot leak
- Insomnia cause?
- Drying method
- Hardly a Prince Charming
- Faucet fault
- Radiator drainpipe
- Persistently annoying sound
- Plumbing problem
- Boring one
- Party pooper
- Cause of an icicle
- Stalactite former
- Sink sound
- Result of melting
- Mr. Unexciting
- Faucet annoyance
- Uninitiated ones
- Tap trouble
- What icicles do
- Stalactite producer
- Job for a plumber
- Hardly Mr. Personality
- Annoyance for an insomniac
- Icicle former
- Cause for a plumber
- Faucet problem
- Insomnia cause
- Coffeemaker style
- Socially challenged sort
- Icicle feature
- Annoyance from a faucet
- IV flow
- Intravenous hookup
- With 15-Down, hangs on the line
- IV ___
- Slo-o-ow leak
- Faucet trouble
- Leak sound
- Slow leak
- No Mr. Personality
- Total bore
- Reason to call a plumber
- Burning candle feature
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Drip \Drip\, v. t. To let fall in drops.
Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain.
Drip \Drip\, n.
A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops.
The light drip of the suspended oar.
(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.
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.
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.]
To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves.
To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips.
The dark round of the dripping wheel.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., from drip (v.). The slang meaning "stupid, feeble, or dull person" is first recorded 1932, perhaps from earlier American English slang sense "nonsense" (1919).
acr. (context finance English) dividend reinvestment program; a type of financial investing n. 1 A drop of a liquid. 2 (context medicine English) An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip). 3 (context colloquial English) A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person. 4 A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping. 5 (context architecture English) 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. vb. 1 (context intransitive English) To fall one drop at a time. 2 (context intransitive English) To leak slowly. 3 (context transitive English) To let fall in drops.
the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him" [syn: dripping]
DRIP may refer to:
- DRiP, Dividend reinvestment plan, in finance
- DRIP, an alternate name for the Mesomycetozoea in protozoology
- DRIP, one of the MARID protocol proposals in computing
- DRIP, Differentiate Reminder Inform Persuade, in marketing
- DRIP, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, a piece of UK legislation
- DRIP, Vitamin D Receptor Interacting Protein
- Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Usage examples of "drip".
Water dripped from the trees in the alameda and the crepe hung in soggy strings.
Colonel, fix a cloth over his nose and attempt to regulate the flow of the anesthetic from the bottle into a very slow drip.
Those glistening, dripping fangs were an inch from his legs when he squeezed the trigger, the rifle recoiling into his shoulder as the heavy slug tore through the arachnid and it stopped dead.
All around and above them, wet and dripping, the walls were encrusted with aragonite crystals that glittered as Le Cagot moved the flare back and forth.
The forest was dominated by plants that could extract moisture from the air: Lichen coated the gnarled bark of the araucaria trees, and even the low magnolia shrubs dripped with moss.
And her copper bangles had turned greenish from rust and all the water that dripped in from our roof.
Jonathan was walking sedately to the post-office, holding his dripping umbrella at a wonderful slant of exactness, without regard to the wind, thereby getting the soft drive of the rain full in his face, which became, as it were, bedewed with tears, entirely outside any cause of his own emotions.
Sir Gervas rode at the head of his musqueteers, whose befloured tails hung limp and lank with the water dripping from them.
The wet tresses dripped down her shoulders to curl bewitchingly over her breasts.
She was banking on the zoned and shut off his IV drip of blockers without a twinge of remorse.
Mevrouw Blom had just returned from a shopping expedition the sight of her, dripping water from a plastic mac, and with wisps of damp hair hanging forlornly from her headscarf, was almost more than Augusta could bear.
The rain drummed on what there was of the roof of their haramlek, and dripped down and pooled in the makeshift awnings, which burst in bucketloads down your neck if you bumped into them, and the mist drifted in at every direction through the paneless windows, and the mountains, most of the time, seemed to consist of cloud, or to have vanished entirely.
The rain drummed on what there was of the roof of their haramlek, and dripped down and pooled in the makeshift awnings, which burst in bucketloads down your neck if you bumped into them, and the mist drifted in from every direction through the paneless windows, and the mountains, most of the time, seemed to consist of cloud, or to have vanished entirely.
Now Burdon was studying her lying there in her hospital gown, sheet up to her chest, something dripping from the IV into her arm.
There was a Struggle, a screaming, a mule rolled over, a wounded man sprang up in a cacolet with a spear through him, and then through the narrow gap surged a stream of naked savages, mad with battle, drunk with slaughter, spotted and splashed with blood--blood dripping from their spears, their arms, their faces.