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drip-feed

[ drip-feed ]
/ ˈdrɪpˌfid /
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noun
intravenous feeding.
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Origin of drip-feed

1905–10, for earlier sense
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British Dictionary definitions for drip-feed

drip-feed

noun
another name for drip (def. 6)
verb drip feed (tr)
to administer a solution (to someone) by means of a drip-feed
to supply information constantly but in small amounts
informal to fund (a new company) in stages rather than by injecting a large sum at its inception
noun
a constant supply of small amounts of information
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