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trickle

(trik′ĕl)
To let a few drops fall at a time; to allow fluid to flow slowly. Local or topical anesthetics are often applied by trickling them over wounds or mucous membranes.
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Mr Blatter has directed a flow of resources to developing nations which has, in the past, been applauded as necessary for the development of the global game, but the tap has been stuck in one position and the trickle has not increased.
Dean Bradley, Sales and Marketing Manager at Glazpart Ltd said the new range is "the most versatile and efficient trickle ventilator on the UK market today," with key benefits of the plastic design including a simple, user friendly opening of the vent finishes with a positive closing action.
The negative pressure in the dust collector holds the duck-bill sleeve of the trickle valve closed, creating a tight airlock seal.
I'm guessing that around 100 acres of produce is grown in the area, and almost all of it with drip or trickle irrigation.
The MIC2238's unique switching architecture scheme, Trickle Mode(TM), enables industry-leading light load efficiency for Li-Ion battery powered systems that require maximum efficiency in order to prolong use.
The Fed halted its two year long series of 17 consecutive quarter point interest rates rises over the summer not only to let its policy firming actions trickle through the economy and take hold, but also because the Fed was fearful of further crimping economic growth, which had plummeted from its scorching pace in the first quarter of 2006.
It caused a trickle down effect and now divisions like the NASCAR Super Trucks at Irwindale Speedway had to switch to Hoosiers for Saturday night's race.
I thought there would just be a trickle, but we are swamped.
Unable to support his family on the trickle of customers who visit his farm, Calvin Cassowary accepts the offer of Gallinipper Foods to equip him with high-tech equipment in exchange for buying his eggs.
It's only a matter of time before HIPAA guidelines trickle down and are required for all firms handling confidential private data.
I would imagine there will be a steady trickle of people coming in.
Throughout 2003, the negative effect will trickle down through the Indonesian economy as an estimated 8 million tourism-related workers are impacted.