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An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.John Updike
- Rhymes: -ɪp
Third person singular
- (intransitive) To fall one drop at a time.
- Listening to the tap next door drip all night drove me mad!
- (intransitive) To leak slowly.
- Does the sink drip, or have I just spilt water over the floor?
- (transitive) To put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop.
- After putting oil on the side of the salad, the chef should drip a little vinegar in the oil.
- A drop of a liquid.
- I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.
- (medicine) An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
- He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip.
- (colloquial) A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
- He couldn't even summon up the courage to ask her name... what a drip!
- (finance, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Dividend Reinvestment Program; a type of financial investing
a drop of a liquid
Dividend Reinvestment Program
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