"drips" in the noun sense
1. drip, trickle, dribble
flowing in drops the formation and falling of drops of liquid
"there's a drip through the roof"
2. drip, dripping
the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
"the constant sound of dripping irritated him"
3. drip, drip mold, drip mould
architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
"drips" in the verb sense
fall in drops
"Water is dripping from the faucet"
2. dribble, drip, drop
let or cause to fall in drops
"dribble oil into the mixture"
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