dips, 3rd person singular present; dipped, past participle; dipped, past tense; dipping, present participle;
Put or let something down quickly or briefly in or into (liquid)
he dipped a brush in the paint
Put a hand or tool into (a bag or container) in order to take something out
Ian dipped into his briefcase and pulled out a photograph
Spend from or make use of (one's financial resources)
you won't have to dip into your savings
Read only parts of (a book) in a desultory manner
Immerse (sheep) in a chemical solution that kills parasites
Make (a candle) by immersing a wick repeatedly in hot wax
dipped candles are made using simple equipment
Baptize (someone) by immersion in water
Sink or drop downward
swallows dipped and soared
the sun had dipped below the horizon
(of a level or amount) Become lower or smaller, typically temporarily
the president's popularity has dipped
audiences dipped below 600,000 for the series
(of a road, path, or area of land) Slope downward
the path rose and dipped
Lower or move (something) downward
the plane dipped its wings
A brief swim
she went for a dip in a pool
A brief immersion in liquid
a dip in hot water is prescribed to destroy fruit flies
A cursory read of part of a book
a quick dip into this publication
A thick sauce in which pieces of food are dunked before eating
tasty garlic dip
A quantity that has been scooped up from a mass
ice cream sold by the dip
A brief downward slope followed by an upward one
the road's precipitous dips and turns
An act of sinking or dropping briefly before rising again
a dip in the share price
The extent to which something is angled downward from the horizontal, in particular
The angle made with the horizontal at any point by the earth's magnetic field, or by a magnetic needle in response to this
The angle a stratum makes with the horizontal
the cliff profile tends to be dominated by the dip of the beds
The apparent depression of the horizon from the line of observation, due to the curvature of the earth
A stupid or foolish person
A candle made by immersing a wick repeatedly in hot wax
dunk: 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"
a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road"
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
dunk: dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"
go down momentarily; "Prices dipped"
pickpocket: a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
In Catalan myth, Dip is an evil, black, hairy dog, an emissary of the Devil, who sucks people's blood. Like other figures associated with demons in Catalan myth, he is lame in one leg. Dip is pictured on the escutcheon of Pratdip.
Dips are common to many dance forms (Tango, Lindy Hop, Salsa, Ballroom dances).
In microelectronics, a dual in-line package (DIP), sometimes called a DIL-package (for Dual In Line-package), is an electronic device package with a rectangular housing and two parallel rows of electrical connecting pins. ...
The dip is an exercise used in strength training. Normal, shoulder-width dips primarily train the triceps, with major synergists being the anterior deltoid, the pectoralis muscles (sternal, clavicular, and minor), and the rhomboid muscles of the back (in that order). ...
A dip or dipping sauce is a common condiment for many types of food. Dips are used to add flavor to a food, such as; pita bread, dumplings, crackers, cut-up raw vegetables, seafood, cubed pieces of meat and cheese, potato chips, tortilla chips, or falafel. ...
In geometry, the decagonal prism is the eighth in an infinite set of prisms, formed by square sides and two regular decagon caps.
A lower section of a road or geological feature; A tank or trough where cattle or sheep are immersed in chemicals to kill parasites; A dip stick; A swim. ...
(dipped) A term applied to a coin that has been placed in a commercial “dip” solution, a mild acid wash that removes the toning from most coins. Some dip solutions employ other chemicals, such as bases, to accomplish a similar result. ...
(Dipped) A coin which has been cleaned in a soap solution, the most popular of which is called Jewel Luster, is said to have been dipped. ...
(DIPPED) a coin cleaned in a chemical bath, usually done to attempt to add artificial shine
(Dipped) Removing tarnish and surface dirt from a coin by placing it in a mild acidic solution.
(Dipped) Slang for "chemical dipped". See "Chemical Dipped".
(Dipped) This neckline is slightly curved above each breast, but is not as dramatic as the Sweetheart style.
(dipped) (dipping, dip) - a coin that has been treated with chemical solution to enhance its appearance. Solutions are often a form of diluted acid.
(dipped) Dipping is the removal of surface impurities on a coin through a chemical process. Because it is non-abrasive, dipping (if done carefully) is a way of cleaning a coin without risking damage to the surface. ...
(dipped) coins that are cleaned in a mild acid (or cleansing) solution to hopefully remove tarnish and unwanted toning. Cleaning coins in this was is not recommended except by professional conservationists.
(Dipping) A term used by the turpentine industry. The process whereby, resin (gum) is scraped out of pots affixed to the tree's side or scooped out the box cut at the base of the tree.
(dipping) The act of removing tarnish, surface dirt, or changing the coloration of a coin by applying chemicals, or otherwise artificially treating it with liquids.
(Dipping) The act of logging a Travel Bug or GeoCoin into a cache, and immediately logging it back into ones possession. Someone might “dip” a Travel Bug or GeoCoin in order to register miles traveled before physically handing off the cache to someone else. ...