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DRIP, verb intransitive [G.]

1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from eaves.

2 To have any liquid falling from it in drops; as, a wet garment drips.

DRIP, verb transitive To let fall in drops.

The thatch drips fast a shower of rain.

So we say, roasting flesh drips fat.

DRIP, noun

1. A falling in drops, or that which falls in drops.

In building, avoid the drip of your neighbors house.

2. The edge of a roof; the eaves; a large flat member of the cornice.