Dipping Dip"ping, n. 1. The act or process of immersing. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of inclining downward. [1913 Webster]

3. The act of lifting or moving a liquid with a dipper, ladle, or the like. [1913 Webster]

4. The process of cleaning or brightening sheet metal or metalware, esp. brass, by dipping it in acids, etc. [1913 Webster]

5. The practice of taking snuff by rubbing the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

{Dipping needle}, a magnetic needle suspended at its center of gravity, and moving freely in a vertical plane, so as to indicate on a graduated circle the magnetic dip or inclination. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dipping — This article is about flag display techniques. For the practice of dipping tobacco, see Dipping tobacco. For dipping sheep, see Sheep dip. To dip a flag that is being carried means to lower it by turning it forward from an upright position to 45° …   Wikipedia

  • Dipping — 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

  • dipping — nardinamasis dengimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dengimas panardinant detalę į dengimo vonią. atitikmenys: angl. coating by dipping; dipping rus. покрытие окунанием …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dipping — noun Dipping is used before these nouns: ↑sauce …   Collocations dictionary

  • dipping — merkimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. dipping vok. Tauchen, n rus. погружение, n pranc. immersion, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • dipping — panardinimas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Ko nors įleidimas į skystį. atitikmenys: angl. dipping; immersion vok. Tauchen, n rus. иммерсия, f; окунание, n pranc. immersion, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • dipping — nuosvyra statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dipping; sagging vok. Durchhang, m rus. провес, m pranc. fléchissement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Dipping — Погружение (напр. пластины в проявитель) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • dipping — dip·ping (dipґing) 1. palpation of the liver by a quick depressing movement of the fingers with the hand flat across the abdomen. 2. the immersion of an animal in a large volume of dilute insecticide in order to kill external parasites …   Medical dictionary

  • dipping — Synonyms and related words: baptism, burial, declined, declining, declivate, declivitous, declivous, descending, dip, dousing, downgrade, downhill, dropping, duck, ducking, dunking, engulfment, falling, immergence, immersion, inundation, sinking …   Moby Thesaurus

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