A depression in an otherwise level surface.
physics The angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon.
A thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places.
Tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped.
A brief immersion.
A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity:
— A dip in prices.
A candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow.
A brief swim in water.
A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms.
Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate:
— Dip the garment into the cleaning solution.
— Dip the brush into the paint.
Dip into a liquid while eating.
Go down momentarily.
Stain an object by immersing it in a liquid.
Take a small amount from.
Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam.
Appear to move downward:
— The sun dipped below the horizon.
Dutch: afhellen, aflopen, hellen
Dip into a liquid:
— He dipped into the pool.
Place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax.
Immerse in a disinfectant solution.
Plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container.
Scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface.
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