- dipolar ion,
- dipole moment,
Origin of dipper
Origin of Little Dipper
Origin of Big Dipper
Examples from the Web for dipper
Most people smoke a dipper and chill, but I would smoke like six a night.
"Oh, there will be no slip between the lip and the dipper in this case, if that's what is bothering you," the contractor said.The Cottage of Delight|Will N. Harben
We stopped at mid-forenoon on an island and made him a dipper of tea.Canoeing in the wilderness|Henry David Thoreau
Sile, you put that dipper in that milk agin, an' I'll whack you till your head'll swim!Other Main-Travelled Roads|Hamlin Garland
late 14c., as a type of diving bird, agent noun from dip (v.). As a ladle or long-handled utensil for drawing liquid, from 1783, chiefly American English. As the popular U.S. name for the asterism known in Britain as The Plough or Charles' Wain, attested by 1833.
American English name for the seven-star asterism (known in England as the plough; see Charles's Wain) in the constellation Ursa Major, first attested 1833 as simply the Dipper (sometimes Great Dipper, its companion constellation always being the Little Dipper). See dipper.