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drizzle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrizzledriz‧zle1 /ˈdrɪzəl/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 it drizzles2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to let a liquid fall on food in a small stream or in small drops 🔊 Drizzle the soy sauce over the chicken.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drizzleOn our walk on June 24, it was drizzling.Drizzle a little French dressing over the salad.The weather might be dull, it might be drizzling, but Broadstairs promenade had changed almost beyond recognition.It was a cold lousy day and drizzling by evening.Drizzle chocolate sauce over the sliced bananas.The same dish can be prepared as a summer salad, served atop greens that have been drizzled in a light vinaigrette.Slowly drizzle in oil, whisking constantly.Place in a shallow dish and squeeze over lemon juice, then drizzle over oil.As they reached the outer suburbs it began to drizzle slightly and Preston switched the wipers on.Slice the strawberries and drizzle them with the liqueur.It was drizzling very lightly, and I could hear the tiny patter of small raindrops.
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drizzledrizzle2 noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DNweather that is a combination of light rain and mist 🔊 A light drizzle had started by the time we left.see thesaurus at raindrizzly /ˈdrɪzli/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
drizzleOr late frosts, and drizzle throughout August?The total removal rate shot up to 27 percent an hour, depositing the sulphur in a concentrated drizzle.An endless drizzle clung to the air like fog.The rain has diminished to an intermittent drizzle, but it is still cold.Thicker cloud will bring patchy drizzle over north-west-facing coasts and hills.General situation: Sunny spells with some drizzle.A mosquito bit me on the neck and brought me back to my damp aluminum deck and the drizzle.
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Verb table
drizzle
Simple Form
Present
itdrizzles
itdrizzled
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Present perfect
ithas drizzled
Past perfect
ithad drizzled
Future
itwill drizzle
Future perfect
itwill have drizzled
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Continuous Form
Present
itis drizzling
itwas drizzling
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Present perfect
ithas been drizzling
Past perfect
ithad been drizzling
Future
itwill be drizzling
Future perfect
itwill have been drizzling
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