immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"
appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
lower briefly; "She dipped her knee"
a brief swim in water
switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
take a small amount from; "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their
cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
fly in or as if in a glider plane
the activity of flying a glider
the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it; "his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"
a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
move smoothly and effortlessly
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation; "She stepped into a life of luxury"; "he won't step into his father's footsteps"
the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
place (a ship's mast) in its step
support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
shift or move by taking a step; "step back"
a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the