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drip feed

n.
1. Administration of blood, plasma, saline, or sugar solutions, usually intravenously, a drop at a time.
2.
a. The device or tubes by which such a substance is administered.
b. The substance administered.

drip′-feed′ v.
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The British people have, in the face of increasing scepticism over the WMD claim, been drip-fed with further justifications, all of which appear to be similarly hollow.
Tony Kelly, managing director of Northern Racing which runs Newcastle and Sedgefield Racecourses, said: "The money will go into a trust of some sort and will then be drip-fed back into the racing industry to support charitable causes and benefit racing generally, possibly through funding things like veterinary research or improvements to the greens.
She said he was being drip-fed after losing 33lb and found it painful to speak.
After all, some of the happy-slapping generation are the most well-informed youths in history, thanks to rolling news being drip-fed from social media, websites and TV 24/7.
The organisers of the Paralympics said seats will be drip-fed on a daily basis throughout the Games, which start onWednesday.
And in a groundbreaking procedure, she was drip-fed egg and soya oil to stop her own body destroying embryos.
SINCE the present Coalition was formed, we have been drip-fed letters about how Labour would do it better - presumably because the writers believe voters have poor memories.
This is typical of the rabid Right tabloid drip-fed poison that ruins our public life.
Solicitor Grant Brown, for the Scottish Social Services Council, said: "She was drip-fed information about this man for over two years but she continued the relationship regardless.
Nevertheless, there are some drip-fed improvements.
Since New Labour came into power in May, 1997, we have been continually drip-fed new legislation that we have been told is good for us (80% of legislation emanates from the European Commission via the EU).