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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.


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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