- A lower section of a road or geological feature.
verb (dip, p, ed)
- There is a dip in the road ahead.
- A tank or trough where cattle or sheep are immersed in chemicals to kill parasites.
- A dip stick.
- A swim. (Usually a short swim to refresh).
- I'm going for a dip before breakfast.
- To lower into a liquid.
Etymology: Old English dyppan
- Dip your biscuit into your tea.
- To lower a light's beam.
- Dip your lights as you meet an oncoming car.
- To treat cattle or sheep by immersion in chemical solution.
- The farmer is going to dip the cattle today.
- To use a dip stick to check oil level in an engine.
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