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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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There are serious financial problems at Elland Road so a drip-feed payment with no guarantees that it would all be paid was not a good option for them.
That's about all we know but no doubt there'll be a drip-feed of more information.
That morning at about 10am I was waiting at themain entrance formy wife to collect me when a tall young guy in a light blue uniform wheeling a drip-feed and with a fag in his hand asked: "Have you got a light please?
Such was the constant drip-feed of rumour swirling out of Spain that even Ferguson admitted he was slightly concerned by the end.
There are only about 20 episodes left and they drip-feed it so the public don't go spare and say 'where has High Road gone?
He added: "We will be looking to drip-feed a few 16-year-olds into the squad to guarantee continuity and retain their interest.
The great thing is you are working with the cream of the crop, with good beliefs and good ideas and they can drip-feed that through to the captain and that's what good sides do.
In order to generate interest, the drip-feed of teaser pictures and snippets of information has begun.
The aim is to wean farmers off the drip-feed of EU cash they have enjoyed for 37 years.
You are working with the cream of the crop, with good beliefs and ideas and they can drip-feed that to the captain and that's what good sides do.
Ferrari has embarked on a drip-feed programme of information for its forthcoming new two-plus-two model, unveiled next January.