Definition of Drip feed

1. Noun. The administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drip Feed

drinkless
drinks
drinkware
drinkworthy
drinky
drinkypoo
drinkypoos
drins
drip
drip-dry
drip-suck irrigation
drip coffee
drip culture
drip edge
drip edges
drip feed (current term)
drip gas
drip line
drip loop
drip mat
drip mold
drip mould
drip pan
drip pot
drip tip
drip transfusion
dripless
dripline
drippage
dripped

Literary usage of Drip feed

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1. Camp Craft: Modern Practice and Equipment by Warren Hastings Miller (1915)
"Then open the drip-valve, whereupon with one type the drip-feed starts, allowing just enough water to drip on the crystals to make a nice flame 1^/2 inches ..."

2. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"... for splash either a circulation indicator or a pressure gauge, and for noncirculating splash a drip feed is often used. PERIODIC DRAINING AND FLUSHING. ..."

3. The Gas, Petrol, and Oil Engine by Dugald Clerk, George Arthur Burls (1913)
"... account of the great variations in viscosity of the heavy mineral oils used for engine lubrication necessitating continual adjustment of the drip feed; ..."

4. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"... commonest form of gravity lubrication. They usually are provided with some sort of adjustable drip feed, with a sight glass to inspect the rate of drip. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"... and with the grease fed by churning through feed holes, and with the surplus drip feed adopted in the electric light station, and on dynamos generally, ..."

6. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"At the head of the launder, two wooden boxes, containing respectively 10 per cent solutions of alum and sodium aluminate. drip feed into the stream, ..."

7. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"... and with the grease fed by churning through feed holes, and with the surplus drip feed adopted in the electric light station, and on dynamos generally, ..."

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