Droplet is a related term of drip.
As nouns the difference between droplet and drip
is that droplet
is a very small drop while drip
is a drop of a liquid.
As a verb drip is
to fall one drop at a time.
As an acronym drip is
(finance) dividend reinvestment program; a type of financial investing.
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To fall one drop at a time.
To leak slowly.
To let fall in drops.
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- Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain.
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To have a superabundance of valuable things.
(of the weather) To rain lightly.
To be wet, to be soaked.
A drop of a liquid.
(medicine) An apparatus that slowly releases a liquid, especially one that releases drugs into a patient's bloodstream (an intravenous drip).
- I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.
(colloquial) A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person.
- He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip .
A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping.
- He couldn't even summon up the courage to ask her name... what a drip !
(architecture) That part of a cornice, sill course, or other horizontal member, which projects beyond the rest, and has a section designed to throw off rainwater.
- the light drip of the suspended oar
(finance) Dividend reinvestment program; a type of financial investing