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Webster Dictionary

  1. Dipping

    of Dip

  2. Dippingnoun

    the act or process of immersing

  3. Dippingnoun

    the act of inclining downward

  4. Dippingnoun

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

  5. Dippingnoun

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

  6. Dippingnoun

    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. James Snodgrass:

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

  2. De George:

    We did a lot of internal testing for the dipping sauces and kept an eye on industry trends. i don’t think five years ago you’d have seen so many spicy sauces, but the palate is shifting.

  3. Andrew Frankel:

    You're definitely witnessing a perfect storm in terms of China timing, people on vacation that affects liquidity, and you've got a lot of questions on the Fed and people are obviously focused on oil, if you're buying a stock, you're dipping a toe in here.

  4. Curt Schilling:

    If the cameras had followed me from the mound in 2007 to the hospital with my feeding tube, chemotherapy and radiation, I don't think a lot of kids would have taken up dipping, or at least they might've stopped.

  5. Mark Bishop:

    You can't have double-dipping.

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