Definition of sheep dip in English:

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sheep dip



[mass noun]
1A liquid preparation used to rid sheep of external parasites.
Example sentences
  • Everybody needs to be aware of the effects organophosphates used in pesticides and sheep dip can have on people's health.
  • A good Wensleydale coat is not as simple as a good cut - there are plenty of closely guarded methods of achieving perfection - hardness of water, composition of sheep dip.
  • He says the black market in organophosphates sprang up following the ban on such chemicals being used in sheep dip.
1.1 [count noun] A trough or similar container in which sheep are immersed in sheep dip.

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