Definitions for: Drip

[n] (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater
[n] flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
[v] let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
[v] fall in drops; of liquids

Webster (1913) Definition: Drip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drippedor Dript; p. pr. &
vb. n. Dripping.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a
noun. See Drop.]
1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves.

2. To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment

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.

Drip, n.
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.

Synonyms: dribble, dribble, drip mold, drip mould, trickle

See Also: come down, descend, dripstone, fall, flow, flowing, go down, hoodmold, hoodmould, intravenous drip, pour, projection

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