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drip

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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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In the Setagaya case, indications are that the infection spread from intravenous drips designed to give supplementary nutrition.
The Sri Lankan doctor was alleged to have accidentally used the anti-epilepsy drug Phenytoin instead of sterile water when trying to flush out an intravenous drip tube attached to premature baby Adam Teare at the Liverpool Women's Hospital.
The court heard his wife Lydia begged nursing staff to replace his intravenous drip but she was told a doctor was required to reinsert it.
Walgren said Murray had failed to tell paramedics or hospital doctors that he had given Jackson an intravenous drip containing propofol, a surgical anaesthetic.
That working capital will support the increase in activity expected following the launch of Zi's Red-Eye intravenous drip monitoring device, and will help the company to accelerate the development of new products.
Liverpool Crown Court was told Dr Kosalakumar Karunaratne was trying to flush out an intravenous drip tube attached to premature baby Adam Teare.
Bethany, from Buckland in Kent was born with Hirchsprung's disease which has destroyed her bowel and the intravenous drip used to feed her caused irreparable damage to her liver.
With the portraits of unidentified babies stands a small picture of Charlie Chaplin and in front of them is an intravenous drip stand.
If a patient's oxygen level dips too low, a heart-boosting drug is administered via an intravenous drip.
North wales healthcare company Zi Medical says it is confident of reaching profitability after the official launch of its intravenous drip monitoring device Red Eye to the lucrative UK hospital market.
Vet Miss Rhian Williams put the cat on an intravenous drip and covered her with a wet towel to bring down her temperature.
A hole was cut in the side of the coal skip - a hopper - so paramedics could get oxygen and an intravenous drip to Robert while he waited to be rescued at Blindwells Open Cast Mine in Tranent, East Lothian.

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