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dip

(dip),
1. A downward inclination or slope.
2. A preparation for coating a surface by submersion, as for the destruction of skin parasites.
[M.E. dippen]

dip

(dĭp)
v. dipped, dipping, dips
v.tr.
1. To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
2. To immerse (a sheep or other animal) in a disinfectant solution.
n.
A liquid into which something is dipped, as for dyeing or disinfecting.

DIP

dip

Drug slang
A regional slang term for crack cocaine.
 
Obstetrics
See Deceleration.
 
Pulmonology
See Morning dip.
 
Tobacco
See Dipping tobacco.

DIP

Abbreviation for:
desisopropylpropranolol
desquamative interstitial pneumonia
diffuse interstitial pneumonia
digital image processing
Digital Information Policy, see there 
diisopropyl phosphate
distal interphalangeal
drug-induced psychosis

DIP

1. Desquamative interstitial pneumonia, see there.
2. Distal interphalangeal–joint–anatomy.

dip

1. Deceleration–obstetrics, see there.
2. Morning dip, see there.

DIP

Abbreviation for distal interphalangeal joints.

dip

(dip)
1. A downward inclination or slope.
2. A preparation for coating a surface by submersion, as for the destruction of skin parasites.
[M.E. dippen]

dip

1. plunge (vat) or spray dip installations in which insecticide solutions are applied to animals, especially cattle and sheep.
2. the dipping solutions, commonly sodium arsenite, rotenone, synthetic pyrethroids and organophosphorus preparations.
3. to submit animals to dipping.
4. see teat dip.

dip stain
wool fiber stained by improper dipping procedure.
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