As nouns the difference between trickle and strickle
is that trickle
is a very thin river while strickle
is a rod used to level grain etc when being measured, or concrete after pouring.
As a verb trickle
is to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A very thin river.
A very thin flow; the act of trickling .
- The brook had shrunk to a mere trickle .
- The tap of the washbasin in my bedroom is leaking and the trickle drives me mad at night.
to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously
to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously
- The doctor trickled some iodine on the wound.
- Here the water just trickles along, but later it becomes a torrent.
* 1897 , (Bram Stoker), (Dracula) Chapter 21
- The film was so bad that people trickled out of the cinema before its end.
To move or roll slowly.
- Her white night-dress was smeared with blood, and a thin stream trickled down the man's bare chest which was shown by his torn-open dress.
, date=December 29
, author=Sam Sheringham
, title=Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton
, passage=Their only shot of the first period was a long-range strike from top-scorer Ebanks-Blake which trickled tamely wide.}}
A rod used to level grain etc. when being measured, or concrete after pouring
A tool for sharpening scythes
An instrument used for smoothing the surface of a core.
(carpentry, masonry) A templet; a pattern.
An instrument used in dressing flax.