Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ceramics, immersed in a color-preparation so as to tint only the surface: applied to the superficially colored white jasper body of pottery manufactured by Josiah Wedgwood, in distinction from the solid jasper which was uniformly colored throughout its substance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)

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Examples

  • A Behanding in Spokane - a play with a title dipped in McDonagh's characteristic dark comedy - begins Feb. 15 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

    Playbill.com : News

  • A Behanding in Spokane - a play with a title dipped in McDonagh's characteristic dark comedy - opens March 4 after previews from Feb. 15 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

    Playbill.com : News

  • The only thing that changes with the flavor of truffle being dipped is the decoration.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • "Why don't you eat?" he demanded, as Martin dipped dolefully into the cold, half-cooked oatmeal mush.

    Chapter 5

  • However, the company admitted that operating margin dipped from 11.1% last year to 10.7% in the first half of this year, blaming "some erosion from Asia and Australasia".

    M&C Saatchi revenues rise, but outlook 'uncertain'

  • I note that our Prime Minister, who came to vowing to mark the end of celebrity culture, has once again dipped his toe into celebrity waters.

    Gordon Brown and celebrity culture (update)

  • Utah's lead never again dipped below seven and Kirilenko capped the quarter with a dunk to push the Jazz advantage to 79-64.

    USATODAY.com

  • Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks again dipped deeper into his bench, with good results.

    USATODAY.com

  • An all-around weapon, Bush's production dipped from a decent rookie campaign.

    A few hits, misses in '07 Backdraft

  • As a follow-up punch, Blumenthal again dipped directly into the "vast right wing conspiracy" by retrieving and circulating an article from the current issue of National Review - the staunchly conservative opinion journal founded by William F. Buckley.

    Gore speaks: I still may endorse

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