Drip \drip\, n.
- A falling or letting fall in drops; a dripping; that which
drips, or falls in drops
The light drip of the suspended oar.
- (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
Drip \drip\, v. t To let fall in drops
Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain
Drip \drip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. dripped or dript; p.
pr. & vb. n. dripping.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan.
dryppe, from a noun. See drop.]
- To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves
- To let fall drops of moisture or liquid; as, a wet garment
drips [syn: dribble]
The dark round of the dripping wheel.