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dip

Pronunciation: /dɪp/

Translation of dip in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (-pp-)

  • 1 (to insert) غَمَسَ (stem vowel = i) (I) [one's finger] [a paintbrush] dip the fish in the batter اغْمِس السَمَكَ في الخَليطِ he dipped his hand into the jar أَدْخَلَ يَدَهُ في الجَرّةِ
  • 2 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) to dip one's headlights خَفَضَ ضَوْءَ مَصابيحِهِ الأَماميّةِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد (-pp-)

  • 1 (to slope down) [land] [road] انْحَدَرَ (VII) the fields dip down to the river تَنْحَدِرُ الحُقولُ نحو النَهْرِ
  • 2 (to move downwards) [birds] [planes] هَبَطَ (stem vowel = i or u) (I)
  • 3 (to decrease) [prices] [demand] تَراجَعَ (VI), انْخَفَضَ (VII) the temperature dipped below freezing انْخَفَضَت الحَرارةُ تحت دَرَجةِ التَجَمُّدِ

noun/اسم

  • 2 (in the ground) مُنْحَدَر صَغير
  • 3 (in sales, demand, etc) تَراجُع قَصير
  • 5
    (also sheep dip)
    [ غَسول للخِرْفانِ ضدّ الطُفَيْليّاتِ ]

Phrasal verbs

dip into

dip into [sth] (to read) قَرَأَ مُقْتَطَفاتٍ من [شَيْءٍ] [a book] [magazine] 1.1 (to make use of) اسْتَهْلَكَ [شَيْئاً] [one's savings] [reserves]

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