Dipping

Dip"ping

, n. 1. The act or process of immersing.
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2. The act of inclining downward.
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3. The act of lifting or moving a liquid with a dipper, ladle, or the like.
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4. The process of cleaning or brightening sheet metal or metalware, esp. brass, by dipping it in acids, etc.
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5. The practice of taking snuff by rubbing the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff. [U.S.]
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Dipping needle, a magnetic needle suspended at its center of gravity, and moving freely in a vertical plane, so as to indicate on a graduated circle the magnetic dip or inclination.
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