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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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Charlotte has lung, heart and kidney problems and has a permanent drip feed.
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It had been claimed he had negligently administered the drug when he should have been using sterile water to flush a drip feed at Liverpool Women's Hospital.