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Definition 1: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid - [noun denoting event]

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

  • there's a drip through the roof

Synonyms for trickle in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 2: run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream - [verb of motion]

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

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

Synonyms for trickle in the sense of this definition

(trickle is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

(... is a kind of trickle ) permeate or penetrate gradually

"the fertilizer leached into the ground"

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