English version

dip in Swimming topic

dipdip2 ●●○ noun  1 SWIMswim [countable] informalDSS a quick swim Are you coming in for a dip?take/have a dip Let’s take a dip in the lake.2 DECREASEdecrease [countable]LESS a slight decrease in the amount of somethingdip in an unexpected dip in profits3 FOODfood [countable, uncountable]DFF a thick mixture that you can dip food into before you eat it sour cream and onion dip4 IN A SURFACEin a surface [countable]HOLE a place where the surface of something goes down suddenly, then goes up againdip in a dip in the road5 FOR ANIMALSfor animals [countable, uncountable]HBATA a chemical that kills insects on sheep and other animals sheep dip 6 PERSONperson [countable]STUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT American English spoken a stupid person7 a dip into something lucky dip
Examples from the Corpus
dipThe sauce also works well as a dip for raw vegetables.There's been a dip in revenue because of the recession.The Thames felt decidedly warmer the second time I went for a dip.The boy fell off his bicycle when he went over a dip in the road too fast.There's a dip in the road at the bottom of the hill.They held the punch bowl at parties, the potato salad, chips and dips.Figure 4-11 shows a geologic map with formations, strikes, and dips indicated.Given the circumstances of a cheese dip, it was cheering.In one dip in the mountains, where the sun has just sunk, there is a red volcanic brilliance.There are terrifying hairpin bends, sharp dips and sudden ascents.I have to set out the dips and Tostitos.Karlin relates the oppressive anti-Semitism his forebears endured in a vague, almost elliptical style with dips into the stream of consciousness.take/have a dipTerry won't be taking a dip in the waterworld either.Whenever the government releases a particularly bad inflation report, the bond market takes a dip.Gutters should be clean and sloping to downpipes and should not have dips.sheep dipThe Fawcetts had a sheep dip and we would take ours there, but the shearing was quite a problem for me.Previous errors have included a sheep dip targeted after it was mistaken for a surface-to-air missile launch site.And he blames sheep dip for his condition.Symptoms of poisoning by the chemical, which is used in sheep dip, include nausea, headaches and muscle spasms.Perhaps an agricultural supplier was giving them away free with every 200 gallons of sheep dip.An old paint tin, a burst packet of sheep dip.That sheep dip is singularly disagreeable to a golden eagle is one reason for its rarity.