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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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