dipped
dipped dipped adj. having an abnormal sagging of the spine, especially in horses.

Syn: sway-backed. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • dipped — dipped; un·dipped; …   English syllables

  • Dipped — Dip Dip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dipped}or {Dipt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dipping}.] [OE. dippen, duppen, AS. dyppan; akin to Dan. dyppe, Sw. doppa, and to AS. d?pan to baptize, OS. d?pian, D. doopen, G. taufen, Sw. d[ o]pa, Goth. daupjan, Lith. dubus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dipped — adj. Dipped is used with these nouns: ↑beam, ↑headlights …   Collocations dictionary

  • dipped — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. immersed, plunged, bathed, ducked, dunked, thrust, doused, plumped, drenched, soused, steeped, coated, covered, waxed, dyed; see also soaked , wet 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • dipped — dɪp n. immersion in a liquid; decrease, decline; reduction, lowering v. immerse in a liquid; decrease, decline; reduce, lower …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dipped — adjective having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses) • Syn: ↑lordotic, ↑swayback, ↑swaybacked • Similar to: ↑unfit • Derivationally related forms: ↑lordosis ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dipped ware — is the period term used by potters in late 18th and 19th century British potteries for utilitarian earthenware vessels turned on horizontal lathes and decorated with colored slip. The earliest examples have either variegated surfaces or geometric …   Wikipedia

  • Dipped candle — Dip Dip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dipped}or {Dipt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dipping}.] [OE. dippen, duppen, AS. dyppan; akin to Dan. dyppe, Sw. doppa, and to AS. d?pan to baptize, OS. d?pian, D. doopen, G. taufen, Sw. d[ o]pa, Goth. daupjan, Lith. dubus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dipped headlight — noun The main light on a motor vehicle, with the beam in a lower angle position, to enable oncoming traffic to see …   Wiktionary

  • dipped beam — A British term for low beam …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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