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  Words related to dip

Related / Similar Words: plunge, drop, fall, free fall, pickpocket, cutpurse, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination, dunk, souse, douse, duck, sink, dim

 

Definition:
  • a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms;
  • a brief swim in water;
  • a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow;
  • a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall";
  • a brief immersion;
  • tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped;
  • a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places;
  • (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon;
  • a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road";
  • stain an object by immersing it in a liquid;
  • go down momentarily; "Prices dipped";
  • dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce";
  • scoop up by plunging one''s hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container";
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint";
  • immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep";
  • of candles; by dipping the wick into hot, liquid wax;
  • dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool";
  • slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river";
  • appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line";
  • lower briefly; "She dipped her knee";
  • switch (a car''s headlights) from a higher to a lower beam;

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    Hyponyms: correction, voltage drop, bean dip, cheese dip, clam dip, guacamole, sop, douse, duck, dabble, subside

     

    Derivational Morphology: dunk, souse, plunge, douse, immerse, duck, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall, drop, slope, incline, pitch, dipper, submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing, plunger, plumber's helper, drenching, soaking, sousing, Dunker, Dunkard, Tunker

     

    Anagrams: IDP, PID

     

     
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