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  • v  immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
  • v  dip into a liquid while eating
  • v  go down momentarily
    Prices dipped
  • v  stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  • v  take a small amount from
  • v  switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
  • v  lower briefly
    She dipped her knee
  • v  appear to move downward
    The sun dipped below the horizon
  • v  slope downwards
  • v  dip into a liquid
    He dipped into the pool
  • v  place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
  • v  immerse in a disinfectant solution
  • v  plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
    He dipped into his pocket
  • v  scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
  • s  having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)

  • Homes headed by married couples have dipped below 50% for the first time.
  • Average scores on the SAT college entrance exam dipped slightly for the high school class of 2009, while gender, race and income gaps widened, according to figures released Tuesday .
  • Donald Usher and Eugene Windsor, a park police helicopter team, risked their lives every time they dipped the skids into the water to pick up survivors.
News & Articles

  • NYC 4-year high school graduation rate drops for first time in a decade
    The city's 4-year high school graduation rate dipped last year for the first time in a decade - edging down to 60.4 percent, according to state education officials. The city's graduation rate was 60.9 percent in 2011, according to state calculations. The city's slide mirrored...
    June 17, 2013 - New York Post
  • AAA: Expect an increase in price of gas
    The average price of a gallon of gasoline rose about 6 cents to $3.52 in Florida during the past week and dipped 2 cents nationwide, according to AAA.
    June 17, 2013 - The Ocala Star-Banner
  • Watch Flowers Dipped in Liquid Nitrogen Get Smashed in Slow Motion
    If you're a human, you've probably always been fascinated with liquid nitrogen. The freezing temperature. The sweet smoking effect. Hell, even the container that held liquid nitrogen was cool. And if you combine liquid nitrogen with slow motion, things get even better. Watch flowers and fruit get dipped into liquid nitrogen and then smashed into smithereens in slow motion. It's like seeing ...
    June 15, 2013 - Gizmodo

  • John Hartson in Goal.com
    Yes, KP dipped his toe in the water jokingly, but usually the names put forward come from a mix of informed speculation and sheer guesswork. According to some reports, I am in the frame to follow Peter Moores. This is a good opportunity to set the... Shane Warne http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_Warne&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGBRxK3q6ppvlWWYP5xMK3XrXr8QA Expressindia.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://cricket.expressindia.com/news/KP--s-offer-to-be-the-coach-was-a-joke--Warne/408700/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNExf6zYgJvm6dl8Ti3mlGGgKKN8VQ Jan 8, 2009 27883 36876 dipped He had problems with Gordon Strachan and his performances have dipped for such a great player," he noted. "Maybe the club will look at that and may look to cash in on him, but he is a very important player for the club. He is one of the top...

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