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Webster Dictionary

  1. Dipping

    of Dip

  2. Dipping(noun)

    the act or process of immersing

  3. Dipping(noun)

    the act of inclining downward

  4. Dipping(noun)

    the act of lifting or moving a liquid with a dipper, ladle, or the like

  5. Dipping(noun)

    the process of cleaning or brightening sheet metal or metalware, esp. brass, by dipping it in acids, etc

  6. Dipping(noun)

    the practice of taking snuff by rubbing the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff

Freebase

  1. Dipping

    To dip a flag that is being carried means to lower it by turning it forward from an upright position to 45° or horizontal. This is done as a sign of respect or deference. It is done by lowering to half-mast and returning to full mast position. To dip the flag on a merchant vessel passing a naval vessel involves lowering the stern flag to the half-mast position and back to the truck as the vessels pass abeam of each other. The half-mast position in this case being one flag width from the truck as in the case of half mast. - ⁕Flag dip at sea in the merchant navy ⁕ The German cargo ship Helga Howaldt to starboard of us ⁕ Now abeam of us with dippt flag ⁕ and now astern, the dipped flag and the house flag at the top of the mainmast - Some jurisdictions have laws that discourage or prohibit the dipping of the national flag; these include the United States, India, Philippines and South Africa.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Dipping

    (a) Acid or other cleaning processes applied by dipping metals in cleaning or pickling solutions before plating in the electroplater's bath. (b) Plating by dipping applies to electroplating without a battery by simple immersion. Copper is deposited on iron from a solution of copper sulphate in this way. Synonym--Simple Immersion.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dipping in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dipping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dipping in a Sentence

  1. Mark Bishop:

    You can't have double-dipping.

  2. James Snodgrass:

    We've got a squeaky clean reputation, and that's actually worth a lot more to us than dipping into this.

  3. Alex Webster:

    We'll be dipping into our savings to cover my loss of wages during the strike, it's taken a toll on our family.

  4. Mary Landrieu:

    I'm running against a guy who is hiding, and now we know why - because he was double-dipping at the taxypayer expense.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Ron Shaich:

    What do you think kids are dipping those (McNuggets) in? this is not food as it should be. The meals we serve our children should be good food.

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