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verb drip pronunciation in British 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.
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    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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  2. 2
    [intransitive] to produce small drops of liquid
    The tap was dripping.

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