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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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Students use dripping because it produces thicker clouds of vapor (according to 64% of respondents); because they get a stronger throat hit (28%); and because it makes the flavors taste better (39%).
This study is the first systematic evaluation of the use of dripping among teens," said Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, a professor in the department of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and the lead author of the study.
Sherrie Parks, executive director of the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce, said the town boasts 36 wedding venues in a 17-mile radius - the most of any city in Texas, Parks said.
The dripping was made by Doncaster-based Nortech Foods and the company was this week carrying out a trade withdrawal to recover any remaining dripping from its customers.
Water will squirt through the holes and go every, which way instead of slowly dripping down to where you need it.
The behavior of dripping fluids may seem of more concern to plumbers than to Ph.
Fat and meat juices dripping onto hot coals can cause sudden bursts of flame - called flare-ups - which char your food.
Against both the mythology of his having discovered the drip and the way dripping had become a mark of Abstract Expressionist identity, it is somewhat remarkable that there are very few drips to be encountered in Pollock's show upstairs, at least of the kind Mitchell made her own.
If you throw a steak or hamburger on the grill and let it get really brown--the fat's dripping off it and flames and smoke are shooting up--that's the stuff you don't want to do," says the NCI's Rashmi Sinha.