drip /ˈdrɪp/ 動詞
Drip v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dripped or Dript; p. pr. & vb. n. Dripping.]
1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves.
2. To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment drips.
The dark round of the dripping wheel. --Tennyson.
Drip, v. t. To let fall in drops.
Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain. --Swift.
1. A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which drips, or falls in drops.
The light drip of the suspended oar. --Byron.
2. Arch. That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and is of such section as to throw off the rain water.
Right of drip Law, an easement or servitude by which a man has the right to have the water flowing from his house fall on the land of his neighbor.
n 1: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of
liquid; "there's a drip through the roof" [syn: trickle,
2: the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant
sound of dripping irritated him" [syn: dripping]
3: (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed
to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window
or doorway) [syn: drip mold, drip mould]
v 1: fall in drops; "Water is dripping from the faucet"
2: let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the
mixture" [syn: dribble, drop]
[also: dripping, dripped]