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verb     drip pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participledripping
past tensedripped
past participledripped
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a liquid drips, it falls in very small drops

    Red paint had dripped on the floor.

    Sweat was dripping down his face.

    1. a.
      [transitive] if you drip a liquid, you make it fall in very small drops

      Drip some wax onto the paper to make a seal.

  2. 2
    [intransitive]Sound effect to produce small drops of liquid

    The faucet was dripping.



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