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dipstick

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles, Measurement
dipstickdip‧stick /ˈdɪpˌstɪk/ noun [countable]  1 TTCTMa stick for measuring the amount of liquid in a container, especially the amount of oil in a car’s engine2 spokenSTUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT a stupid person
Examples from the Corpus
dipstickWith the engine still running, remove the dipstick again.
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