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English noun: drip

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


SamplesThere's a drip through the roof.


Synonymsdribble, trickle


Broader (hypernym)flow, flowing


Narrower (hyponym)intravenous drip

2. drip (event) the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop


SamplesThe constant sound of dripping irritated him.


Synonymsdripping


Broader (hypernym)sound

3. drip (artifact) (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)


Synonymsdrip mold, drip mould


Broader (hypernym)projection


Narrower (hyponym)dripstone, hoodmold, hoodmould


Domain categoryarchitecture


English verb: drip

1. drip (motion) fall in drops


SamplesWater is dripping from the faucet.


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


Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down


Verb groupdribble, drip, drop

2. drip (contact) let or cause to fall in drops


SamplesDribble oil into the mixture.


ExamplesThe women drip water into the bowl


Synonymsdribble, drop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)pour


Verb groupdrip









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