November 30, 2021
dip - Wiktionary

dip – Wiktionary

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Center English dippen, from Previous English dyppan, from Proto-Germanic *dupjaną. Associated to deep. Cognate with Low German düppen, German tupfen (and, by way of a merger, tippen). Evaluate additionally associated Low German döpen, Dutch dopen, German taufen.

Noun[edit]

dip (plural dips)

  1. A decrease part of a highway or geological characteristic.

    There’s a dip within the highway forward.

    • 1960 March, Cecil J. Allen, “Locomotive Working Previous and Current”, in Trains Illustrated, pages 177-178:

      After a sign examine at Darley Dale, on the third run, the Pacific mounted the lengthy 1 in 100 at a gentle 53-54 m.p.h. and attained a quick 60 m.p.h. within the brief dip earlier than Monsal Dale.

  2. Inclination downward; course under a horizontal line; slope; pitch.
  3. The motion of dipping or plunging for a second right into a liquid.
  4. A tank or trough the place cattle or sheep are immersed in chemical substances to kill parasites.
  5. A dip stick.
  6. A swim, often a brief swim to refresh.
    I am going for a dip earlier than breakfast.
  7. (colloquial, dated) A pickpocket.
    • 1906, Fred L. Boalt, “The Snitcher”, McClure’s Journal v.26, p.633
      The Moocher was a “dip” in a dilettante form of manner, and his specific graft was boarding street-cars along with his papers and grabbing ladies’s pocket-books.
  8. A sauce for dipping.
    This onion dip is simply delicious.
  9. (geology) The angle from horizontal of a planar geologic floor, akin to a fault line.
  10. (archaic) A dipped candle.
    (Can we discover and add a citation of Marryat to this entry?)
  11. (dance) a transfer in many various kinds of associate dances, usually carried out on the finish of a dance, wherein the follower leans far to the aspect and is supported by the chief
  12. A gymnastic train on the parallel bars wherein the performer, resting on his palms, lets his arms bend and his physique sink till his chin is stage with the bars, after which raises himself by straightening his arms.
  13. Within the turpentine trade, the viscid exudation that’s dipped out from incisions within the bushes. Virgin dip is the runnings of the primary yr, yellow dip the runnings of subsequent years.
  14. (aeronautics) A sudden drop adopted by a climb, often to keep away from obstacles or as the results of moving into an airhole.
  15. (uncountable) The moist type of snuff tobacco.
  16. (birdwatching, colloquial) The act of lacking out on seeing a wanted hen.
    • 2005, Sean Dooley, The Huge Twitch, Sydney: Allen and Unwin, web page 124:

      I might missed them by a few hours. This dip didn’t bode properly for the Hudwit.

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Verb[edit]

dip (third-person singular easy current dips, current participle dipping, easy previous and previous participle dipped)

  1. (transitive) To decrease right into a liquid.
    Dip your biscuit into your tea.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 21
      He dipped the tip of a towel in chilly water and with it started to flick him on the face, his spouse all of the whereas holding her face between her palms and sobbing in a manner that was coronary heart breaking to listen to.
  2. (intransitive) To immerse oneself; to develop into plunged in a liquid; to sink.
  3. (intransitive) (of a price or fee) To lower barely.
  4. (transitive) To decrease a light-weight’s beam.
    Dip your lights as you meet an oncoming automobile.
  5. (transitive) To decrease (a flag), notably a nationwide ensign, to {a partially} hoisted place to be able to render or to return a salute. Whereas lowered, the flag is alleged to be “on the dip.” A flag being carried on a workers could also be dipped by leaning it ahead at an approximate angle of 45 levels.
    “The sailor rushed to the flag hoist to dip the flag in return.”
  6. (transitive) To deal with cattle or sheep by immersion in chemical answer.
    The farmer goes to dip the cattle immediately.
  7. (transitive) To make use of a dip follow examine oil stage in an engine.
  8. To eat snuff by putting a pinch behind the lip or underneath the tongue in order that the energetic chemical constituents of the snuff could also be absorbed into the system for his or her narcotic impact.
    (Can we add an instance for this sense?)
  9. (transitive) To immerse for baptism.
    (Can we discover and add a citation of Fuller to this entry?)
    • c. 1722, Charles Wheatly, A rational illustration of the E book of Widespread Prayer
      [] through the reigns of King James and King Charles I, there have been however only a few youngsters dipped within the font.
  10. (transitive) To moist, as if by immersing; to moisten.
  11. (intransitive) To plunge or interact totally in any affair.
  12. (transitive) To take out, by dipping a dipper, ladle, or different receptacle, right into a fluid and eradicating an element; usually with out.
    to dip water from a boiler; to dip out water
  13. (intransitive) To carry out the motion of plunging a dipper, ladle. and so on. right into a liquid or smooth substance and eradicating an element.
  14. (transitive) To interact as a pledge; to mortgage.
  15. (transitive) To carry out (a bow or curtsey) by inclining the physique.
  16. (intransitive) To incline downward from the aircraft of the horizon.
    Strata of rock dip.
  17. (transitive, dance) To carry out a dip dance transfer (usually phrased with the chief as the topic noun and the follower as the topic noun being dipped)
  18. To decrease the physique by bending the knees whereas retaining the physique in an upright place, as in motion to the rhythm of music.
  19. (intransitive, colloquial) To depart.
    He dipped out of the room so quick.
  20. (birdwatching, colloquial) To overlook out on seeing a wanted hen.
    • 2005, Sean Dooley, The Huge Twitch, Sydney: Allen and Unwin, web page 124:

      I assured him that I might been birding lengthy sufficient to know that there have been no ensures with birds and I would not have held it towards him if I might dipped.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Again-formation from dippy.

Noun[edit]

dip (plural dips)

  1. A silly human being.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

dip (plural dips)

  1. (pc graphics) Initialism of device-independent pixel.

Etymology 4[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

dip (plural dips)

  1. (casual) A diplomat.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English dip.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dip m (plural dippen, diminutive dipje n)

  1. A dip (sauce for dipping).
    Synonym: dipsaus

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Noun[edit]

dip m (plural dips, diminutive dipje n)

  1. (colloquial) A minor despair, a short-lived disappointment.
  2. A minor financial setback, no worse than a brief, minor recession.

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Etymology[edit]

From English dip.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dip m inan

  1. dip (sauce for dipping)

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Additional studying[edit]

  • dip in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dip in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dip m (plural dips)

  1. dip (sauce for dipping)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ديب(dip), from Proto-Turkic *tǖp (backside; root).

Noun[edit]

dip

  1. backside
  2. floor