trickle away

trickle away

[for a liquid] to seep or dribble away. All the water trickled away down the drain. After the last of the spilled milk had trickled away, Timmy began to cry.
See also: away, trickle
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Both firms use overbooking to guarantee a taker for each aircraft produced, mimicking the technique used by airlines to fill seats, meaning some unfilled orders will trickle away.
Hulking left-hander Stokes survived an uberconfident lbw appeal first ball from Jeetan Patel and later survived from his one major liberty when he fluffed a reverse sweep off the New Zealand spinner and saw it trickle away for one of his five boundaries.
Sunday got his foot to the ball first after Ghazanfar and his defenders thought the ball would trickle away for a goal-kick but the Nigerian showed great presence of mind to chase a losing cause and put his team in front.
The Mountaineers tied it when Happy, looking to fake a shot and pass to sophomore Connor Bernard, saw the puck trickle away from him but end up sliding between Gorrie's pads at 7:57 of the third.
She works those out and the injuries just trickle away.
New jingles will be played and mentions of BRMB will trickle away during the week.
If the Chinese decide to start paying for their Iranian purchases strictly in yuan, expect the trickle away from the dollar in energy pricing to become a stampede.
All the good intentions behind last year's decimal odds trial were allowed to trickle away in the wake of a mixed response from a small number of interested parties and now the old-style odds that remain have become even more of a mathematical assault course for the uninitiated.
One heads off to the Buxton Water plant, three trickle away unused under the ancient Old Hall Hotel, and one bubbles up through a drinking fountain opposite Buxton's famous crescent - soon to be turned into a swanky pounds 32m spa hotel.
Toon fans need no reminding of how runaway leads at the top of the pile can be lost after watching a mammoth advantage trickle away in the 1995/96 Premier League campaign.
DALLAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive article in the April issue of DS News, the only news source dedicated entirely to the residential mortgage default servicing industry, Adam Weinstein, a former editor of the Wall Street Journal, poses the question: did the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) trickle away needed funds, making matters worse?
Asked if Heather could face contempt of court proceedings, Mr Rosen joked: "I think the whole thing will just trickle away.
Some say it has been a slow, steady trickle away from the denomination.
Young professionals will trickle away from the North if quality homes are not built in droves, housebuilders have warned.
Some of them began to trickle away the moment Joe Hamill netted the only goal of the night just four minutes into the second half.