verb (used with object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt [dipt]; /dɪpt/; dip·ping.
verb (used without object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt [dipt]; /dɪpt/; dip·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dipdip·pa·ble, adjective, nounun·dipped, adjective
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Definition for dip (2 of 4)
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Example sentences from the Web for dip
Like many of us who just want to go for a dip on a hot afternoon, he created the idea when looking to cool off on a hot summer day.No Plans This Weekend? No Problem! This App Lets You Rent Other People’s Pools|Charli Penn|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
The dip follows thirteen quarters of positive but low growth rates.Africa’s largest economy has suffered its worst contraction in over a decade|Yomi Kazeem|August 24, 2020|Quartz
The dip in his usage rate has also tracked with James’ scoring and effective field-goal percentage.What Can LeBron’s Previous Top-Seeded Teams Tell Us About This One?|Andres Waters|August 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The S&P 500, a benchmark that tracks 500 large US-listed stocks, is back to its January levels after a big dip around the time that Covid-19 first hit the US.Why Big Tech is riding high while the US stock market tanks|Dan Kopf|July 24, 2020|Quartz
At each cycle the deposited CNTs are fixed in place, and the next dip has the same rapid deposition rate as a freshly-soaked wafer.Carbon Nanotube Transistors May Soon Give Waning Moore’s Law a Boost|Edd Gent|June 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
Kirkman does dip into metaphor here, as telephones are a symbol of our connection with one another.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, 40 percent of adults will dip below the poverty line at some point in their lives.
Meathead spat another long stream of dip juice into the wedding china.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the metros closed, she had to dip into her savings to pay for the expensive taxi ride home that morning.
Feel good about using cottage cheese as a dip because it delivers calcium, quality protein and potassium.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When it has boiled hard, dip the artichokes into the batter, (each piece should be twice dipped,) and fry them brown.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
I only came out to give my old doggy a walk and a dip, as I generally do every morning before breakfast.She and I, Volume 1|John Conroy Hutcheson
One had but to step to the stream and dip it up, but it was the waffles that put pretty much everything else out of mind.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
Wet inside and outside with hot milk, and when they are fairly soaked, dip in beaten eggs and fry them in lard or oil.The Italian Cook Book|Maria Gentile
The dip, however, should be indicated by a number and a degree mark.
British Dictionary definitions for dip (1 of 2)
verb dips, dipping or dipped
- to immerse (poultry, sheep, etc) briefly in a liquid chemical to rid them of or prevent infestation by insects, etc
- to immerse (grain, vegetables, or wood) in a preservative liquid
- any liquid chemical preparation in which poultry, sheep, etc are dipped
- any liquid preservative into which objects, esp of wood, are dipped