Definition - dip

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  1. scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container"
  2. immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
  3. plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket"
  4. immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
  5. place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
  6. a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
  7. dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
  8. a brief swim in water
  9. slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"
  10. a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
  11. appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
  12. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on

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