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English noun: trickle

1. trickle (event) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid


SamplesThere's a drip through the roof.


Synonymsdribble, drip


Broader (hypernym)flow, flowing


Narrower (hyponym)intravenous drip


English verb: trickle

1. trickle (motion) run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream


SamplesWater trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose.
Reports began to dribble in.


ExamplesWater and oil trickle into the bowl


Synonymsdribble, filter


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)course, feed, flow, run


Narrower (hyponym)leach, percolate









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