adjective Date: 1887 designed not to drip <
dripless candles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dripless — [drip′ləs] adj. made or designed so as not to drip when in use [dripless candles] …   English World dictionary

  • dripless — /drip lis/, adj. designed so that the substance, item, or its contents will not drip: a dripless candle; a dripless pitcher. [1885 90; DRIP (v.) + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • dripless — adjective designed to prevent dripping a dripless faucet dripless candles • Similar to: ↑tight …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dripless — adj. without drips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dripless — drip•less [[t]ˈdrɪp lɪs[/t]] adj. cvb designed so that the substance, item, or contents will not drip • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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