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ˈdrɪp ɪŋdrip·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dripping, drippagenoun

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

  2. drip, drippingadverb

    the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop

    "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"

  3. soaking, sopping, drippingadverb

    extremely wet

    "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"

Wiktionary

  1. drippingnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Drippingnoun

    The fat which housewives gather from roast meat.

    Etymology: from drip.

    Shews all her secrets of housekeeping;
    For candles how she trucks her dripping. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dripping

    of Drip

  2. Drippingnoun

    a falling in drops, or the sound so made

  3. Drippingnoun

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dripping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dripping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dripping in a Sentence

  1. Helmut Marban:

    When they checked they found it had no driver and blood was dripping out of the vehicle and there was a smell of dead bodies.

  2. James Thurber:

    Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.

  3. Shahrukh Khan:

    When I crawled to the next room, it was horrible. I saw the dead body of our office assistant on fire, she was sitting on the chair with blood dripping from her body as she burned.

  4. Mihir Kapadia:

    The risk-off mood that has been pervasive in the markets in the last few days has taken hold of oil prices, with weakness in Asian markets and a strong dollar contributing to Brent crude dripping back below $50 per barrel, there are some that think that the recent recovery in prices is due to temporary supply issues and not to do with any strengthening demand on the back of a robust global economy.

  5. Cherie Hartzer:

    We need water in our everyday lives, but so do the pests, even small amounts dripping from an air conditioner unit may attract wasps that are foraging for water. Water that has soaked into wood is attractive to termites. Downspouts and gutters that are holding water can be perfect habitats for mosquitoes. A dripping faucet may attract rodents, especially if it has been dry and there are n’t other water sources around.

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