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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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Trickle Up has helped one million of the poorest, most vulnerable people achieve greater economic self-sufficiency and graduate out of extreme poverty.
2 : to let saliva or other liquid drip or trickle from the mouth
I'm guessing that around 100 acres of produce is grown in the area, and almost all of it with drip or trickle irrigation.
There is a trickle down effect of energy prices through all goods and services," said Kenneth McCarthy, an economist at Cushman & Wakefield.
That is, use the money to trickle down benefits to the rest of us.
Multilateral lending agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, too, often preach the need for open-market prosperity to trickle down to the masses.
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.
WASHINGTON -- Now that the stream of breaking news of clergy sex abuse has slowed to a trickle, some accused priests have been moved to fight back.
They are wise to promote dialogue among religious leaders with the hope that it will both modify doctrines and trickle down to the congregations, perhaps to re-kindle a sense of purpose around a relevant and current crisis.