Definition of 'trickle'
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Move onion to side, letting oil trickle back, increase heat and brown meat. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Gradually trickle the oil on to the anchovy paste while the processor is still running. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The number of visitors arriving has slowed to a trickle from the mobs of summer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet the trickle of people departing has become an unstoppable flood. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was a trickle rather than a deluge. The Sun (2012)Thousands of pounds are literally trickling away. The Sun (2011)Whisk in the oil in a steady trickle. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Slowly whisk while trickling in the sunflower oil. The Sun (2013)It needs to be thin enough to trickle easily over the tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a hole in the wall of his heart so blood was trickling into his lungs. The Sun (2014)Lottery funding of cultural projects has slowed to a trickle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The news cameras and protestors have trickled away. Christianity Today (2000)The rain trickled down his back, and for nearly an hour he stared at the float. The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1930)I felt all this warm liquid trickle down my face. The Sun (2009)A small trickle of blood ran from his bottom lip. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE Gradually trickle in the olive oil while still blending - this will give a gloss and richness to the soup and balance the acidity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The liquids trickled down and sometimes I burnt myself. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At 8.30am people trickle off. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A stream trickled through a trench lined with transparent PVC. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I remove my shoes and socks, and make my way to the shore, warm grains of white sand trickling between my toes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: trickle VERB
When a liquid trickles, or when you trickle it, it flows slowly in very small amounts.
A tear trickled down the old man's cheek.
Definition of trickle from the Collins English Dictionary
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