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  1. trick·le
    IPA[ˈtrik(ə)l]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of a liquid) flow in a small stream:

      a solitary tear trickled down her cheek a trickling brook
    • 2. cause (a liquid) to flow in a small stream:

      he trickled the vodka onto the rocks
    • 3. come or go slowly or gradually:

      the details began to trickle out

    noun

    • 1. a small flow of liquid:

      a trickle of blood
    • 2. a small group or number of people or things moving slowly:

      the traffic had dwindled to a trickle
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: trickle, plural noun: trickles

    • v.: verb: trickle, 3rd person present: trickles, gerund or present participle: trickling, past tense: trickled, past participle: trickled

    • verb

      (of a liquid) flow in a small stream:

      cause (a liquid) to flow in a small stream:

    • noun

      a small flow of liquid:

      a small group or number of people or things moving slowly:

    • noun

      a battery charger that produces a very small current.
    • noun

      the supply of a controlled flow of water to a number of points in a cultivated area.
    • noun

      (of an economic system) in which the poorest gradually benefit as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest:
    • (of wealth) gradually benefit the poorest as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest
    • noun

      the theory that the poorest in society gradually benefit as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest:
    • noun

      an electrical charger for batteries that works at a steady slow rate from the mains.
    • noun

      the supply of a controlled restricted flow of water to a number of points in a cultivated area.
    • (of wealth) gradually benefit the poorest as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest
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