Definitions for drippingˈdrɪp ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drip•pingˈdrɪp ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of something that drips.

  2. Often, drippings. fat and juice exuded from meat in cooking, used for basting, for making gravy, or as a cooking fat.

    Category: Cooking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dripping, drippage(noun)

    a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)

  2. drip, dripping(adverb)

    the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop

    "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"

  3. soaking, sopping, dripping(adverb)

    extremely wet

    "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"


  1. dripping(Noun)

    Solid animal fat, traditionally collected from dripping off roasting meat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dripping

    of Drip

  2. Dripping(noun)

    a falling in drops, or the sound so made

  3. Dripping(noun)

    that which falls in drops, as fat from meat in roasting


  1. Dripping

    Dripping, also known usually as beef dripping or, more rarely, as pork dripping, is an animal fat produced from the fatty or otherwise unusable parts of cow or pig carcasses. It is similar to lard, tallow and schmaltz.

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fat obtained from meat while it is roasting etc.

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