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drip in Drugs, medicines topic

dripdrip2 ●●○ noun  1 [countable]LIQUID one of the drops of liquid that fall from something I put some plastic buckets on the floor to catch the drips.2 [singular, uncountable]LIQUID the sound or action of a liquid falling in drops The silence was broken only by a regular drip, drip, drip.3 [countable]MD a piece of equipment used in hospitals for putting liquids directly into your blood through a tube syn IVbe/put somebody on a drip At the hospital they put me on a drip.4 [countable] informalBORING someone who is boring and weak5 drip, drip, drip
Examples from the Corpus
dripA drip to be adjusted here, a vein to be found there, the floor to be constantly scrubbed.Before painting, lay a cloth on the floor to catch any drips.As I settled the man on to a pallet and helped the Sister fasten the glucose drip, I felt less uncomfortable.The dead silence was broken only by a regular drip, drip, drip.The man with the bright eyes needed a saline drip.A steady drip of blood was forming a pool on the floor.Place the muffin pan on a baking sheet to catch the drips.Everything was quiet except for the drip of rain from the roof.