drip(redirected from drips)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms.
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
Condensed or otherwise collected moisture falling from leaves, twigs, and so forth.
Oil which comes through the cloth of a paraffin wax press.
Filter drainings too dark to be included in filter stock.
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
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
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).