dip

All Noun Verb
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  • Their form soon dipped though, and the next seven games brought just one win.
  • The lake level has never dipped lower than even in low rain fall.
  • But their performance dipped again and they lost the next three matches.
  • However, their form dipped in the league as they lost four consecutive games.
  • A very culture-specific film dipped in a local festival of rural women.
  • In the middle of the floor stood a round yellow thing into which he dipped his head. Cited from Myths and Legends of the Great Plains, by Unknown
  • However, he subsequently admitted that his form had dipped towards the end of that season.
  • By its second week, it had dipped to number three, and number twenty-nine by week seven.
  • It is most well known for its double dip following the lift hill.
  • I started dipping into sections that interested me, then sat down and read the whole book.
  • One touch to me, down dips the light Over the land and sea. Cited from Poetical Works of G. MacDonald, V2, by MacDonald
  • He was then left out of the squad because of a dip in form.
  • It is often referred to as double dipping, as one uses the same data twice.
  • On one side its base dips into the eastern ocean, and on the other side into the western. Cited from Hindu Literature, by Epiphanius Wilson
  • After some indifferent performances he has admitted that his form has dipped since last season.
  • As a result, the team's form dipped and they lost nine of their next ten matches.
  • At the top, a short dip followed by a slight right turn is taken.
  • One touch to me -- down dips the light Over the land and sea. Cited from Robert Falconer, by George MacDonald
  • The ride is very short and only has a few turns, with no dips.
  • Another former segment used to dip south to avoid a small lake to the north.
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Meaning of dip

  • noun A depression in an otherwise level surface
    there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
  • noun Tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
  • noun A brief immersion
  • noun A candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
  • noun A brief swim in water
  • noun A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
  • verb Go down momentarily
    Prices dipped
  • verb Stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  • verb Take a small amount from
    I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present
  • verb Lower briefly
    She dipped her knee
  • verb Appear to move downward
    The sun dipped below the horizon, The setting sun sank below the tree line
  • verb Slope downwards
    Our property dips towards the river
  • verb Dip into a liquid
    He dipped into the pool
  • verb Place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
  • verb Immerse in a disinfectant solution
    dip the sheep
  • verb Plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
    He dipped into his pocket
  • verb Scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
    dip water out of a container