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Definition 1: (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for drip in the sense of this definition

(drip is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of drip ) a protective drip that is made of stone

(drip belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 2: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid - [noun denoting event]

Samples where drip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there's a drip through the roof

Synonyms for drip in the sense of this definition

(drip is a kind of ...) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

(... is a kind of drip ) slow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)

Definition 3: the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop - [noun denoting event]

Samples where drip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

Synonyms for drip in the sense of this definition

(drip is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 4: let or cause to fall in drops - [verb of contact]

Samples where drip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dribble oil into the mixture

Synonyms for drip in the sense of this definition

(drip is a kind of ...) cause to run

"pour water over the floor"

(drip has a similar meaning as ...) fall in drops

"Water is dripping from the faucet"

Definition 5: fall in drops - [verb of motion]

Samples where drip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Water is dripping from the faucet

(drip is a kind of ...) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

(drip has a similar meaning as ...) let or cause to fall in drops

"dribble oil into the mixture"

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