from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Made or designed to prevent dripping: dripless candles; a dripless paint roller.

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  • adj. nondrip

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  • adj. designed to prevent dripping


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drip +‎ -less


  • Cold Stone Creamery chain is now offering a new "dripless" ice cream, according to Dueling Nostrils: Will It Be the Scent of a Rose or a Marker Pen?

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  • But, of course, not everyone can live with neutral, beige or white décor, so always try to find "dripless" candles if you are using colors.)

    Michael DeJong: Hanukkah: How to Celebrate (And Clean Up After) the Festival of Lights

  • Now, using MetaCreations 'Painter 5 program (street price: $299), she creates flake-proof art in a dripless studio.

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  • RN - Your recipe sounds really interesting - dripless popsicles would definitely be less messy.

    Puckery Lemon Drop Popsicles

  • An ovoid dripless teacup he designed in 1955 garnered what he claimed was "the first patent that had been issued for a teacup in a hundred years."

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  • Use dripless candles if you’d like to keep him bald, otherwise, give him pure white locks, beeswax locks, or hair in several shades of the rainbow.

    Baby Candle Head

  • Most people sleep best in silence, and should keep their door hinges oiled and their faucets dripless.


  • A young man seemed befuddled by the display of dripless candles.

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  • Generally, designers would say that there can't be enough candles, so don't hesitate to really load up the space, but remember to always use unscented, dripless candles. - Home Page

  • It features a high contemporary spout and dripless washerless cartridges and is pressure tested before leaving the factory to insure no leaks at installation. Gold Box Deals


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