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verb drip pronunciation in American English /drɪp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydrip
he/she/itdrips
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.

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