Definition of Dip into

1. Verb. Read selectively; read only certain passages from a text.

Generic synonyms: Read



Definition of Dip into

1. Verb. (transitive) (&lit dip into) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To spend some of one's savings ¹

3. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To read parts of something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dip Into

dioxouranium
dioxybenzone
dioxycycline
dioxydanidyl
dioxydithiomolybdate
dioxygen
dioxygen difluoride
dioxygen hexafluoroplatinate
dioxygenase
dioxygenases
dioxygenyl
dioxythiophene
dip
dip a toe into
dip circle
dip into (current term)
dip out
dip phenomenon
dip solder
dip stitch
dip stitches
dipalladium
dipalmitoyl
dipaschal
dipchick
dipchicks
dipentyl
dipeptidase
dipeptidases
dipeptide

Literary usage of Dip into

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"A dip into THE FUTURE From 'The Color Line.' And the individual withers, And the world is more and more. —Tennyson. . . . THE reader may find the foregoing ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"In the rotary scrubber, the gas is caused to impinge on revolving brushes or circular wooden screens, which dip into the water or liquor in the lower half ..."

3. Notes of a Busy Life by Joseph Benson Foraker (1916)
"A dip into NATIONAL POLITICS. THE National Republican Convention of 1880 will long be memorable because of the titanic struggle of Senator Conkling to ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"... which from time to time they dip into ink. mingled with ox's gall, and prick your arm all along the lines that are marked by the wooden mould. ..."

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