Definitions for DIPdɪp
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a depression in an otherwise level surface
"there was a dip in the road"
dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination(noun)
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
pickpocket, cutpurse, dip(noun)
a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
a brief immersion
drop, dip, fall, free fall(noun)
a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
"a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
a brief swim in water
a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse(verb)
immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
"dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
dip into a liquid while eating
"She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"
go down momentarily
stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
take a small amount from
"I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
"She dipped her knee"
appear to move downward
"The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
"Our property dips towards the river"
dip, douse, duck(verb)
dip into a liquid
"He dipped into the pool"
place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
immerse in a disinfectant solution
"dip the sheep"
plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
"He dipped into his pocket"
scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
"dip water out of a container"
a hollow or depression in a surface, especially in the ground.
a liquid, in which objects are soaked by dipping; e.g., a parasiticide or insecticide solution into which animals are dipped (see sheep-dip).
a sauce into which foods are dipped to enhance the flavor; e. g., an onion dip made from sour cream and dried onions, into which potato chips are dipped.
A foolish person.
to plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again
to immerse for baptism; to baptize by immersion
to wet, as if by immersing; to moisten
to plunge or engage thoroughly in any affair
to take out, by dipping a dipper, ladle, or other receptacle, into a fluid and removing a part; -- often with out; as, to dip water from a boiler; to dip out water
to engage as a pledge; to mortgage
to immerse one's self; to become plunged in a liquid; to sink
to perform the action of plunging some receptacle, as a dipper, ladle. etc.; into a liquid or a soft substance and removing a part
to pierce; to penetrate; -- followed by in or into
to enter slightly or cursorily; to engage one's self desultorily or by the way; to partake limitedly; -- followed by in or into
to incline downward from the plane of the horizon; as, strata of rock dip
to dip snuff
the action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid
inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch
a liquid, as a sauce or gravy, served at table with a ladle or spoon
a dipped candle
Origin: [OE. dippen, duppen, AS. dyppan; akin to Dan. dyppe, Sw. doppa, and to AS. dpan to baptize, OS. dpian, D. doopen, G. taufen, Sw. dpa, Goth. daupjan, Lith. dubus deep, hollow, OSlav. dupl hollow, and to E. dive. Cf. Deep, Dive.]
In Catalan myth, Dip is an evil, black, hairy dog, an emissary of the Devil, who sucks people's blood. Like other figures associated with demons in Catalan myth, he is lame in one leg. Dip is pictured on the escutcheon of Pratdip.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In naval mine warfare, the amount by which a moored mine is carried beneath its set depth by a current or tidal stream acting on the mine casing and mooring.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'DIP' in Verbs Frequency: #1004
DPI, dpi, IDP, PDI, PID
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'd still be looking to buy the market on the dip.
Most people experience a dip in energy and alertness in the early to mid-afternoon.
They would dip it in tea to make it look more yellowed so that it looks like it’s older.
So when you make a white bean dip or black bean hummus, you're really using the whole bean.
We're going to dip these in AIDS blood, and we'll put a patent on them, we'll sell them as deadly weapons.
Translations for DIP
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- откос, топвам, топване, спусканеBulgarian
- Ölmessstab, stippen, Absenkung, prüfen, Tauchen, eintunken, Ölstand, Dip, Baden, abblenden, Tunke, Schwimmen, eintachen, Soße, Senke, Messstab, tunken, EichmaßGerman
- salsa, mojar, dipSpanish
- kylvettää, tikku, nuuskata, öljytikku, [[tarkistaa]] [[öljyt]], notkahtaa, dipata, painauma, pulahdus, kastaa, laskea, [[vaihtaa]] [[lähivaloille]], kylpy, dippikastikeFinnish
- baigner, tremperFrench
- vasca, avvallamentoItalian
- mergulhar, imergirPortuguese
- окунуть, впадина, углубление, макать, щуп, окунать, дип, макнуть, соусRussian
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