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KK Pronunciation

〔 dIp 〕


〔 dip 〕

Overview of noun dip

The noun dip has 9 senses

  • dip -- (a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road")

  • dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination -- ((physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon)

  • pickpocket, cutpurse, dip -- (a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places)

  • dip -- (tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped)

  • dip -- (a brief immersion)

  • drop, dip, fall, free fall -- (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")

  • dip -- (a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow)

  • dip, plunge -- (a brief swim in water)

  • dip -- (a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms)

Overview of verb dip

The verb dip has 14 senses

  • dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse -- (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")

  • dunk, dip -- (dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce")

  • dip -- (go down momentarily; "Prices dipped")

  • dip -- (stain an object by immersing it in a liquid)

  • dip -- (take a small amount from; "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present")

  • dim, dip -- (switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam)

  • dip -- (lower briefly; "She dipped her knee")

  • dip, sink -- (appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line")

  • dip -- (slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river")

  • dip, douse, duck -- (dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")

  • dip -- (place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax)

  • dip -- (immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep")

  • dip -- (plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket")

  • dip -- (scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container")