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verb [intransitive] trickle pronunciation in American English /ˈtrɪk(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytrickle
he/she/ittrickles
present participletrickling
past tensetrickled
past participletrickled
  1. 1
    if a liquid or a substance such as sand trickles somewhere, a small amount of it flows there slowly
    A solitary tear trickled down his cheek.
    We let the sand trickle between our toes.
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  2. 2
    if people or things trickle in or out, a few of them arrive or leave
    Guests were beginning to trickle into the church.

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