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d rip

  • n  flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    there's a drip through the roof
  • n  the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    the constant sound of dripping irritated him
  • n  (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
  • v  fall in drops
    Water is dripping from the faucet
  • v  let or cause to fall in drops

  • Instead, there will be a steady drip-drip-drip of diplomacy, especially on neglected issues like nuclear proliferation.
  • Like a steady drip-drip, they told of big companies caught paying bribes, of little fellows paying kickbacks, merchandise failing to support the promise of its labels, employees .
  • Umbrellas are supposed to keep the water out, but those $5 throwaway models will soak through in a downpour, and even the best umbrellas drip annoyingly when you bring them indoors .
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  • Peter Hoekstra in International Herald Tribune
    The explanation has been absolutely abysmal,Hoekstra said on C-Span's "Washington Journal." "The president needs to make the decision as to whether this drip, drip, drip on the attorney general, you know - there's not anything that's come...
  • Rebecca Hall in News1130
    I saw this woman in a serious ball gown, all glammed up and next to an ice cream van, just really getting into an enormous ice cream cone,Hall told The Associated Press in an interview. "And there was this really ominous drip just coming...
  • Robert Mugabe in Forbes
    Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, who has been criticized for widespread human rights abuses in his own country, said Bush's "hands drip with the innocent blood of many nationalities."

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