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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flowing in drops v. - Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.

Usage examples (38)
  • There's only a trickle of water from the faucet.
  • Then a plastic over that, and then in that is a what they call a trickle line or hose.
  • This is what I call trickle down news, because we receive it after its been edited, re-edited, chewed, regurgitated and totally disguised.
  • For now, the fact that a lot of national borrowing is denominated in U.S. dollars is leading to what we call trickle-up wealth destruction. for more
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