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noun British English pronunciation: drip /drɪp/ 
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singulardrip
pluraldrips
  1. 1
    [singular] Sound effect: drip the sound or action of a liquid falling in drops

    All I could hear was the drip, drip of water.

    1. a.
      [countable] one of the small drops of liquid that fall from something

      There were drips of blood on the floor.

  2. 2
    [countable] medical a piece of equipment used in a hospital for putting a liquid such as medicine directly into your body
    be on a drip:

    He was on a drip for two weeks after the accident.

  3. 4
    [countable] a small amount of something such as information that you get regularly

    a steady drip of data suggesting that the economy is improving

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