drip

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noun
1 water dripping
ADJECTIVE
slow, steady
PREPOSITION
drip of

the steady drip of water from the tap

2 drop of water that falls down from sb/sth
VERB + DRIP
catch

There were buckets to catch the drips from the ceiling.

DRIP + VERB
fall

Drips fell from the roof of the cave.

PREPOSITION
drip from

drips from the tap

3 medical equipment
ADJECTIVE
intravenous (abbreviated to IV)
morphine, saline
VERB + DRIP
fix up, set up
be attached to, be on

He is on a saline drip.

attach sb to, put sb on
take sb off

He was taken off his drip last night.

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verb
Drip is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑blood, ↑dew, ↑faucet, ↑liquid, ↑rain, ↑saliva, ↑sarcasm, ↑tap, ↑water
Drip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑sarcasm

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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