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drip feed
American English: /ˈdrɪp ˌfid/

Translation of drip feed in Spanish:

noun

transitive verb past tense & past participle -fed

also: drip-feed
  • alimentar por vía intravenosa or con suero
    Example sentences
    • That was a sensible price for what is an interesting, but very early stage, company whose second big product - a syringe pump, able to drip-feed drugs into the body over long periods - is even more exciting.
    • For four-and-a-half years he wore a tiny backpack at all times, being drip-fed vital drugs into his heart every four minutes to keep him alive.
    • Every five days he is taken to hospital to be drip-fed.

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