dipstick dipstick  /ˈdɪp ˌstɪk/


  • (n) a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level


  1. The machine takes a sample with a dipstick; the computer reads the results and flashes them to the monitor of the doctor in charge of the case.
  2. Those warnings were issued by the BUSH administration, dipstick.


  • ‘Mayor’s Mutts & Meows’ show promotes animal shelter awareness

    By By ANITA MILLER - News Editor Dipstick was clearly uncomfortable, while Mulan just melted. Gretel’s most lovable feature might have been her wagging tail, while Avaya’s charm centered in her big brown eyes. Those were just some of the encounters Mayor Daniel Guerrero and San Marcos Animal Shelter Manager Kara Montiel experienced on Wednesday during a weekly taping of the “Mayor’s Mutts ...
    on August 17, 2013     Source: San Marcos Daily Record

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  1. "We would need to do a dipstick survey on who should spearhead the image makeover, who would the people like to hear from, and then get those people to speak," said Joshi, adding that the Satyam brand ambassador could be anyone of the company's...
    on Jan 10, 2009 By: Prasoon Joshi Source: Business Standard

  2. "The march of a million men and women that we intend to hold on January 23, 2008 is a dipstick in an oil tank to gauge the seriousness I have alluded to earlier on," said Tendai Biti, who is secretary-general of the Tsvangirai faction and is...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Tendai Biti Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting

  3. "This is not some pregnancy test," Landis said. "They would have you believe this is some kind of dipstick you put in, and if it's blue, you're guilty."
    on Aug 8, 2006 By: Floyd Landis Source: Boston Globe

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