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drip in(to) (something)

1. To slowly trickle into something, as of a liquid. There must be something wrong with the faucet because water is still dripping into the sink.
2. To slowly trickle something into something. Just drip the food coloring into the cake batter so that you don't add too much of it.
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drip with (something)

1. Literally, to be overly saturated with some liquid. The dryer must be broken because the clothes were still dripping with water when I took them out. If you let him, Billy will add syrup to his pancakes until they're dripping with it.
2. By extension, to clearly display some quality or attitude. This usage is usually used to describe one's speech. Well, I don't believe her because her voice was dripping with sarcasm when she said it.
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drip in

(to something ) [for a liquid] to fall into something drop by drop. The water dripped into the bowl we had put under the leak. Is the water still dripping in the bathtub?
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drip something into something

 and drip something in
to make something fall into something drop by drop. Alice dripped a little candle wax into the base of the candlestick. Don't pour it all into the jar. Drip in a little at a time.
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drip with something

1. . Lit. to be heavy or overloaded with something to the point of overflowing. The foliage dripped with the heavy morning dew. Her clothing dripped with seawater as she climbed back onto the deck.
2. Fig. [for someone's speech] to show certain states of mind or attitudes. Her voice dripped with sarcasm. The old lady's voice dripped with sweetness and affection.
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n. an oaf; a nerd. Bob is a drip, I guess, but he’s harmless.
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According to the report, the MENA drip irrigation systems market is segmented into the application sectors of agriculture, public and residential gardens, and others such as nurseries and greenhouses.
Drip irrigation is an irrigation method that saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through a network of valves, pipes, tubing and emitters.
The Government of Uzbekistan in June 2013 issued a resolution on measures for the successful execution and financing of drip irrigation systems and other water saving irrigation technologies in Uzbekistan.
The fruit drop rate was higher by 25% under drip irrigated trees than basin flooded ones.
In cases of drip irrigation at 100% of potential evapotranspiration, little drainage below the root zone is assumed to occur.
We thought we could make the drip stands less scary by using drip bag covers with pictures and designs on them which can be slipped over the conventional drip bag.
Knowing I have a vitamin drip booked in makes me feel like I'm cancelling out the bad stuff I'm putting in when I drink.
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The drips are used for treatment and prevention of low blood volume, a steep drop in blood pressure, as well as for maintenance of circulation during operations.
Unlike the traditional way of growing vegetables by directly planting the seeds in the soil, the micro drip system uses black UV-resistant polyethylene bags where the soil is mixed with compost and manure for substrate improvement.
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Mechanics, if you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: Class III oil drips are bad news and make a vehicle NMC.
If blood glucose level is less than 70 mg/dL, hold drip for 1 hour, then decrease it by 2 units/hr.
I arrived at the store armed with an article on drip irrigation and some hand drawn plans.
This all-extruded drip tubing replaces drip tubing made with injection molded "drippers" inserted in a crosshead die.