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drip-feed

[drip-feed]
noun
  1. 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
  1. another name for drip (def. 6)
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verb drip feed (tr)
  1. to administer a solution (to someone) by means of a drip-feed
  2. to supply information constantly but in small amounts
  3. informal to fund (a new company) in stages rather than by injecting a large sum at its inception
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noun
  1. a constant supply of small amounts of information
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