drip

drip drip verb (-pp-) 1. [V , usually +adv. / prep.] (of liquid 液体) to fall in small drops • 滴下:
»She was hot and sweat dripped into her eyes.
她很热,汗水滴入双眼。
»Water was dripping down the walls.
水从墙上滴落下来。
2. to produce drops of liquid • 滴出;滴水: ▪ [V]
»The tap was dripping.
龙头在滴水。
»Her hair dripped down her back.
她头发上的水顺着后背滴落下来。
▪ [VN]
»Be careful, youˈre dripping paint everywhere!
小心点,你把颜料滴得到处都是。
3. drip (with) sth to contain or hold a lot of sth • 含有;充满;充溢: ▪ [V]
»The trees were dripping with fruit.
树上挂满了果子。
▪ [VN]
»His voice dripped sarcasm.
他的话语中充满了讥讽。
noun 1. [sing.] the sound or action of small drops of liquid falling continuously • 滴落;滴水声;滴答声:
»The silence was broken only by the steady drip, drip of water from the roof.
只有屋顶上滴答滴答持续不断的滴水声打破了寂静。
2. a small drop of liquid that falls from sth • 水滴;滴液:
»We put a bucket under the hole in the roof to catch the drips.
我们在屋顶漏洞下放了一个水桶接水滴。
3. (NAmE also IV) (medical 医) a piece of equipment that passes liquid food, medicine or blood very slowly through a tube into a patientˈs vein • (静脉)滴注器; 点滴瓶:
»Sheˈs been put on a drip.
她一直在输液。
4. (informal, becoming old-fashioned) a boring or stupid person with a weak personality • 怯懦讨厌的人;愚蠢胆怯的人 【SYN】 wimp :
»Donˈt be such a drip—come and join in the fun!
别那么犯傻了——过来一起玩吧!
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[drip]
n. 水滴
v. (使)滴下

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