What does trickle mean?

Definitions for trickle
ˈtrɪk əltrick·le

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word trickle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drip, trickle, dribble(verb)

    flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid

    "there's a drip through the roof"

  2. trickle, dribble, filter(verb)

    run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

    "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"

Wiktionary

  1. trickle(Noun)

    A very thin river.

    The brook had shrunk to a mere trickle.

  2. trickle(Noun)

    A very thin flow; the act of trickling.

    The tap of the washbasin in my bedroom is leaking and the trickle drives me mad at night.

  3. trickle(Verb)

    to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously

    The doctor trickled some iodine on the wound.

  4. trickle(Verb)

    to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously

  5. trickle(Verb)

    To move or roll slowly.

  6. Origin: Originally of tears; from strickle, frequentative of strike, by elision (probably because tears trickle is easier to pronounce than tears strickle).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trickle(verb)

    to flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops

Freebase

  1. Trickle

    Trickle is the second and most recent album from English trip-hop band Olive.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trickle

    trik′l, v.i. to flow gently or in a small stream.—n. a trickling rill.—n. Trick′let, a little rill.—adj. Trick′ly, trickling. [M. E. triklen, prob. for striklen, freq. of striken, to go.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trickle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trickle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of trickle in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Yam:

    At this point I would say it is a steady trickle rather than stampede but is most definitely happening.

  2. Mickey Conlon:

    Without question, when you have a pricey sale in the neighborhood, there is a halo effect, that does trickle down.

  3. Scott Baugh:

    It doesn’t look like there’s a blue wave, it’s turning into a bit of a blue trickle or a blue drought or something.

  4. Joe Bollard:

    It's a trickle rather than a torrent at this early stage but this does create a real medium term window of opportunity for Ireland.

  5. Hillary Rodham Clinton:

    Trickle-down economics has to be one of the worst ideas of the 1980s, it is right up there with New Coke, shoulder pads and big hair.

Images & Illustrations of trickle

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Translations for trickle

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  • Tröpfeln, träufeln, Getröpfel, RinnsalGerman
  • chorrear, riachuelo, instilarSpanish
  • valuttaa, norua, puro, valua, noro, noruttaaFinnish
  • ruisseauFrench
  • sheelManx
  • sgocciolare, sgocciolio, gocciolare, gocciolioItalian
  • stillareLatin
  • kotokoto, māturuturu, tohihī, whakamāturu, whakamāturuturu, koreto, māturuMāori
  • dryppeNorwegian
  • ручеёк, струйкаRussian
  • droppandeSwedish

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