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drip

Med
a. the usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar
b. the solution administered
c. the equipment used to administer a solution in this way

drip

[drip]
(architecture)
(hydrology)
Condensed or otherwise collected moisture falling from leaves, twigs, and so forth.
(materials)
Oil which comes through the cloth of a paraffin wax press.
Filter drainings too dark to be included in filter stock.
(petroleum engineering)
A discharge mechanism installed at a low point in a gas transmission line to collect and remove liquid accumulations. Also known as blowcase.

drip, headmold, hoodmold, label, throating, weather molding

drip, 4
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
2. A throat, 2.
3. A pipe, or a steam trap and a pipe considered as a unit, which conducts condensation from the steam side of a piping system to the water or return side of the system.
4. A container that is typically installed at a low point in a gas piping system to collect condensate (i.e., liquids that may form within the gas system).
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The key players in the MENA drip irrigation systems market, as described in the report, are Rain Bird Corporation, The Toro Company, Jain Irrigations Systems, and Netafilm Ltd.
Particularly, the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Land Reclamation has build a drip irrigation system using gravitational delivery of water through pipes from reservoirs located in the country s mountainous areas.
According to Yildrin and Korukcu (2000) drip irrigation generally achieves better crop yield and balanced soil moisture in the active root zone with minimum water losses.
In both studies (field experiments and computer simulations), considerable localized leaching occurred around the drip lines, due to the wetting patterns of subsurface drip irrigation.
The controversial treatment hit the headlines last month after Rihanna tweeted a snap of a drip going into her arm after a week of heavy partying and gigs.
Lupton agreed, citing Krups' recently introduced Latteccino, with which "people who enjoy quality drip coffee will also now be able to enjoy gourmet cappuccinos and lattes from home, thanks to this two-in-one machine that will please the entire family's coffee preferences.
You should be able to find drip tubing with in-line emitters, as well as filters, at most irrigation supply outlets and home centers.
If the level is 81-110 mg/dL, continue drip at its current rate.
Drip was so new a concept to me and I felt so out of place I had to keep a low profile in the aisles.
The squeezer is suitable for drip systems--also called microirrigation systems--that use thin-walled, easily compressed tubing that's either above ground or buried.
The result can be almost opaque, as in the assertive wall of drip tracks in Waterfall for a Mature Bride, 1990, or ghostly, as in sections of the Asian-influenced Buddha in the Cave Waterfall, 2001-2002.
ASAE member Heping Zhu has developed farm equipment that installs drip tapes on or just beneath the soil surface to precisely irrigate crops after seeds are planted.