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Daemon
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driblet

(noun) A small quantity (especially of a liquid).

Synonyms: drop

Usage: A driblet of water escaped from the corner of her mouth.
Irma Crespo
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Noun 1. driblet - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)driblet - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
drib, drop
tear, teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
raindrop - a drop of rain
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
droplet - a tiny drop
eyedrop, eye-drop - a drop from an eye dropper.
Irma Crespo
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Noun 1. driblet - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)driblet - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
drib, drop
tear, teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
raindrop - a drop of rain
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
droplet - a tiny drop
eyedrop, eye-drop - a drop from an eye dropper.
MelissaMe
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It's passing odd that nary a mention of dribble is on the page for driblet! Think
monamagda
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monamagda
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Calcifer Y
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 5:13:53 PM

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YŌ, to(keru), to(kasu), to(ku), róng


Jōyō Kanji : High School (8th Grade : JLPT 2)

RADICAL 85

Strokes 13-3-10

Frequency 1638

COMPOUNDS

❶ (pass or cause to pass into solution) dissolve

溶解 yōkai dissolution, liquefaction; melting, fusion

溶液 yōeki solution, solvent

溶媒 yōbai solvent

溶血 yōketsu hemolysis

水溶性の suiyōsei no water soluble

❷ [formerly 榕 or ] (change or cause to change from solid to liquid, esp. by heat) melt

溶融 yōyū melting, fusion

溶接 yōsetsu welding

溶岩 yōgan lava

溶岩餅 yōganbei drop, driblet



driblet


溶鉱炉 yōkōro smelting [blast] furnace

❸ [rare] having much water

溶溶たる yōyōtaru overflowing with water; vast, spacious

KUN

【to(keru) 溶ける】

vi

➀ (pass into solution) dissolve

塩わ水に溶ける Shio wa mizu ni tokeru Salt dissolves in water...

②ⓐ [formerly 榕ける or ] (of metals) melt (up). fuse, smelt

ⓑ (esp. of snow or ice) melt, thaw

火で溶ける hi de tokeru melt in the fire

溶け込む tokekomu melt into, fuse into

【to(kasu) 溶かす】

vt

➀ (cause to pass into solution or to turn liquid) dissolve, melt, liquefy

砂糖お水に溶かす satō o mizu ni tokasu dissolve sugar in water

② [formerly 鎔かす, usu. 榕かす] melt (up) (metals), fuse, smelt

鉄お溶かす tetsu o tokasu melt [fuse] iron

【to(ku) 溶く】

vt

➀ (cause to pass into solution) dissolve (paint)

絵の具お溶く enogu o toku dissolve colors

② whip an egg

溶きほぐす tokihogusu whip an egg

SYNONYMS

❶ & ❷ liquefy

DISSOLVE



KAI, GE, to(ku), to(kasu), to(keru), hodo(ku), waka(ru), jiě, jiè, xiè


FUSE



YŪ, to(keru), to(kasu), róng


HOMOPHONES

tokeru ⇒ 榕=熔=鎔=耀=搖

tokasu ⇒ 榕=熔=鎔=耀=搖

toku ⇒ 説=解=梳

ART RELATION





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Marcel Duchamp, Anémic cinéma, film 35 mm en noir et blanc silencieux, durée 7’ (white silent period 7')
Assistance technique : Man Ray et Marc Allégret
Paris, Centre Pompidou
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