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American English: /ˈtrɪk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈtrɪk(ə)l/

Translation of trickle in Spanish:

intransitive verb + adverb complement

  • 1.1 (flow) perspiration trickled down his forehead
    le corrían gotas de sudor por la frente
    water trickled from the pipe
    salía un hilito de agua de la cañería
    the sand trickled through his fingers
    la arena se deslizó por entre sus dedos
    the water was trickling away
    el agua se iba escurriendo poco a poco
    1.2 (arrive, go) letters are still trickling in
    todavía se está recibiendo alguna que otra carta
    the audience began to trickle back into the hall
    poco a poco el público fue volviendo a la sala

transitive verb

  • he trickled water over the leaves
    dejó caer un hilito de agua sobre las hojas


  • a trickle of blood
    un hilo de sangre
    the river is now no more than a trickle
    el río ya no es más que un hilito
    the initial trickle of refugees became a flood
    el goteo inicial de refugiados se convirtió en un verdadero torrente
    applications have slowed to a trickle
    ya solo se recibe alguna que otra solicitud

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