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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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Mean flow rate Mean flow rate (mL/min [+ or -] SD) (mL/min [+ or -] SD) combined kangaroo kangaroo Therapy agent pump and gravity drip pump only Apple juice 0.75 [+ or -] 0.12 0.76 [+ or -] 0.07 Orange juice 0.70 [+ or -] 0.14 0.72 [+ or -] 0.72 Cola 0.75 [+ or -] 0.12 0.77 [+ or -] 0.10 (a) A repeated measures analysis of variance (ANOVA), run to assess difference in flow rates showed that apple juice and cola juice had statistically significantly higher flow rates than orange juice for all stations (P = 0.01) and those run by kangaroo pump only P = 0.0009.