Trickle

  • 21 trickle — [c]/ˈtrɪkəl / (say trikuhl) verb (trickled, trickling) –verb (i) 1. to flow or fall by drops, or in a small, broken, or gentle stream: tears trickled down her cheeks. 2. to come, go, pass, or proceed bit by bit, slowly, irregularly, etc.:… …

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  • 22 trickle — I. intransitive verb (trickled; trickling) Etymology: Middle English trikelen, of imitative origin Date: 14th century 1. a. to issue or fall in drops b. to flow in a thin gentle stream 2. a. to move or go one by one or little by little <… …

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  • 23 trickle — trick•le [[t]ˈtrɪk əl[/t]] v. led, ling, n. 1) to flow or fall by drops, or in a small, gentle stream: Tears trickled down her cheeks[/ex] 2) to come, go, or pass bit by bit, slowly, or irregularly: The guests trickled out of the room[/ex] 3) to… …

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  • 24 trickle — v. & n. v. 1 intr. & tr. flow or cause to flow in drops or a small stream (water trickled through the crack). 2 tr. come or go slowly or gradually (information trickles out). n. a trickling flow. Phrases and idioms: trickle charger an electrical… …

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  • 25 trickle-up — trick·le up (trĭkʹəl ŭp ) adj. Of or relating to the belief that financial benefits accorded to low income people and very small businesses, as through microcredit or governmental transfer payments, are passed on to profit wealthier people and… …

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  • 26 trickle — Synonyms and related words: a few, condensation, condense, distill, distillation, dribble, drip, dripping, drippings, dripple, drizzle, drop, exude, filter, flow, gurgle, handful, leach, leaching, leak, leak out, leakage, leaking, limited number …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 27 trickle — v. (P; intr.) stragglers kept trickling into camp * * * [ trɪk(ə)l] (P; intr.) stragglers kept trickleing into camp …

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  • 28 trickle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. drip, dribble, seep. See water, egress. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. drip, dribble, leak, seep, stream, issue, ooze, run; see also flow 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. dribble, seepage, weeping …

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  • 29 trickle — trick·le || trɪkl n. thin stream, slow movement v. to flow in a thin gentle stream; flow by dripping; move slowly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 30 trickle — tickler …

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  • 31 trickle — v. n. Drop, drip, flow gently, trill, dribble, distil …

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  • 32 trickle — 1. verb blood was trickling from two cuts in his lip Syn: drip, dribble, ooze, leak, seep, percolate, spill Ant: pour, gush 2. noun trickles of water Syn: dribble, drip, thin stream …

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  • 33 trickle — v trill, flow gently, plash, spill over, well out; drip, drop, fall in drops, dribble; sprinkle, drizzle; leak, ooze, exude, transude, seep, filter, distill, percolate …

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  • 34 trickle — trick·le …

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  • 35 trickle — 1. verb blood was trickling from two cuts Syn: dribble, drip, ooze, leak, seep, spill Ant: pour, gush 2. noun trickles of water Syn: dribble, drip, thin stream, ri …

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  • 36 trickle —   Kahe, kulu; paihī (rare) …

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  • 37 Trickle-down economics — and trickle down theory, is the economic political argument that the increases in the earnings of the rich are good for the poor because some of those additional earnings will benefit the middle class and the poor through increased spending,… …

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  • 38 trickle down — ˌtrickle ˈdown [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they trickle down he/she/it trickles down present participle trickling down past tense …

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  • 39 trickle-down — ˈtrickle down adjective [only before a noun] ECONOMICS the trickle down effect is the belief that additional wealth gained by the richest people in society will have a good economic effect on the lives of everyone: • Bush was criticized for his… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 40 Trickle charging — Trickle charging, also called float charging, means charging a battery at a similar rate as it is self discharging, thus maintaining a full capacity battery. Most rechargeable batteries, particularly nickel cadmium batteries or nickel metal… …

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