Trickle

  • 61 trickle down — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms trickle down : present tense I/you/we/they trickle down he/she/it trickles down present participle trickling down past tense trickled down past participle trickled down to have an effect gradually or after a …

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  • 62 trickle-down — adjective Date: 1944 1. relating to or working on the principle of trickle down theory < trickle down economics > 2. relating to or being an effect caused gradually by remote or indirect influences …

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  • 63 trickle-down — ADJ: ADJ n The trickle down theory is the theory that benefits given to people at the top of a system will eventually be passed on to people lower down the system. For example, if the rich receive tax cuts, they will pass these benefits on to the …

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  • 64 trickle-down theory —  Economic idea that benefits to the wealthy eventually benefit poorer groups; associated with the Reagan administration.  ► “The trickle down theory is supposedly the notion that the way to benefit the poor is to have the government provide… …

    American business jargon

  • 65 Trickle-down effect — The trickle down effect is a marketing phenomenon that affects many consumer goods, including but not limited to new technology and fashion. Initially a product may be so expensive that only the wealthy can afford it. Over time, however, the… …

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  • 66 trickle down — verb To pass from high ranked people to lower ranked people The CEOs benefits are unlikely to trickle down to the factory workers …

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  • 67 trickle-up trend — n. A fashion trend based on styles seen in the streets. Example Citation: The Harlem zoot suit for men was an early example of [a] trickle up trend. Leanne Delap, Style demands substance, The Globe and Mail Related Words: covert couture hand me… …

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  • 68 trickle-down — noun Trickle down is used before these nouns: ↑economics, ↑effect …

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  • 69 trickle down — phr verb Trickle down is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑perspiration, ↑sweat, ↑tear …

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  • 70 trickle-down economics — a system that depends on government spending to help the economy    Private enterprise is better than trickle down economics because profit motivates people …

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  • 71 trickle down — (of wealth) gradually benefit the poorest as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest. → trickle …

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  • 72 trickle charger — noun : a device for providing a storage battery with a trickle charge …

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  • 73 trickle-down theory — noun : an economic theory that financial benefits given to big business will in turn pass down to smaller businesses and consumers * * * an economic theory that monetary benefits directed esp. by the government to big business will in turn pass… …

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  • 74 trickle-charge — trickˈle charge transitive verb To charge (a battery) over a long period at a low rate • • • Main Entry: ↑trickle …

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  • 75 trickle-down theory — noun Date: 1954 a theory that financial benefits given to big business will in turn pass down to smaller businesses and consumers …

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  • 76 trickle filter — a wet/dry filter for aquaria. Water is dripped from a spray bar or drip plate over some media which is also exposed to the air. This promotes very efficient nitrification. The medium may be small pieces of plastic, double layered spiral, q.v., or …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 77 trickle charge — Elect. a continuous, slow charge supplied to a storage battery to keep it in a fully charged state. [1955 60] * * * …

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  • 78 trickle-down theory — an economic theory that monetary benefits directed esp. by the government to big business will in turn pass down to and profit smaller businesses and the general public. [1950 55] * * * …

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  • 79 trickle irrigation. — See drip irrigation. [1970 75] * * * …

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  • 80 trickle-up trend — noun A trend in high fashion that originated in street culture …

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