dripping dripping  /d ˈrɪ pɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
  2. (n) the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
  3. (n) (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
  4. (v) fall in drops
  5. (v) let or cause to fall in drops
  6. (n) a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
  7. (n) the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
  8. (adv) extremely wet

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For a prolific author who writes a book approximately every 15 months, that means it may be at least another three years before we once again see blood dripping off her pages.
  2. Melt enough Greenland ice, and you reach the point at which you're not simply dripping meltwater into the sea but dumping whole glaciers.
  3. It was an image dripping with symbolism and cake crumbs.

News

  1. Central Coast berry farmers face fumigant tests

    WATSONVILLE — Strawberry farmer Miguel Ramos walked past rows of verdant plants dripping with plump red fruit in his fields off Ranport Road. Then he stopped and pointed to several patches splotched brown with dead and dying plants. Ramos has been farming on the 35 acres for two decades.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

  2. Fire causes major damage to home near Wildcat Creek

    Firefighters dripping with sweat rested outside the house at 6502 E. County Road 100 N. after fighting a fire for nearly 40 minutes. The fire consumed about a quarter of the house and left most of the remaining portions with smoke and water damage, said Buck Creek Fire Chief Mike Welborn.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

  3. Softball coaches at Dripping Springs, Leander retire

    The birth of his first grandchild led Dripping Springs coach Keith Tuck to look ahead to life after high school softball.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

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Quotes

  1. "On a day of immense heat in the middle of the Sahel desert, I recall with vivacity the mirage of an image of the world dripping toward the sky," Barcelo says. "Trees, dunes, donkeys, multicolored beings flowing drop by drop."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Miquel Barcelo Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It is a museum. It's a baseball museum," said NL manager Clint Hurdle, who listed Yankee Stadium alongside Boston's Fenway Park and Chicago's Wrigley Field. "They're dripping with the historic ambiance of the game - the individuals that have...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Clint Hurdle Source: Edmonton Sun

  3. "And there's nothing wrong with dripping a little pork loin in there," said Prudhomme, who is famously overweight himself.
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Paul Prudhomme Source: Washington Post

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