trickle - definition and synonyms

noun [singular] 

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  1. 1
    a small amount of a liquid or other substance that flows slowly

    The trickle had become a flood and now a torrent.

    trickle of:

    a trickle of blood

  2. 2
    a slow rate at which people or things move
    at a trickle:

    The traffic was now moving at a trickle.