dipt

[ dipt ]
/ dɪpt /
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verb

a simple past tense of dip1.

Definition for dipt (2 of 2)

dip

1
[ dip ]
/ dɪp /

verb (used with object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt; dip·ping.


verb (used without object), dipped or (Archaic) dipt; dip·ping.

noun

Origin of dip

1
before 1000; Middle English dippen (v.), Old English dyppan; akin to German taufen to baptize, and to deep

SYNONYMS FOR dip

1 duck.
2 scoop.
9 dive.

Related forms

dip·pa·ble, adjective, nounun·dipped, adjective

Synonym study

1. Dip, immerse, plunge refer to putting something into liquid. To dip is to put down into a liquid quickly or partially and lift out again: to dip a finger into water to test the temperature. Immerse denotes a lowering into a liquid until covered by it: to immerse meat in salt water. Plunge adds a suggestion of force or suddenness to the action of dipping: to plunge a chicken into boiling water before stripping off the feathers.
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British Dictionary definitions for dipt

dip

/ (dɪp) /

verb dips, dipping or dipped


noun

See also dip into, dip out

Word Origin for dip

Old English dyppan; related to Old High German tupfen to wash, German taufen to baptize; see deep
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Science definitions for dipt

dip

[ dĭp ]

The downward inclination of a rock stratum or vein in reference to the plane of the horizon.
See magnetic inclination.

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