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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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Photo: Natural stone basin collects a slow trickle of water from bamboo spout fed by a spaghetti tube.
That means every time the Studio City resident goes to work, he's got a lot of people breathing over his shoulder, fully expecting him to turn that trickle into a torrent.
In desperation, the Trickles turned to Lonnie Hammargren, Nevada's lieutenant governor and a neurosurgeon who honed his aggressive tactics while treating brain wounds as an Army surgeon in Vietnam.
On bad days, Trickle silently fights fevers, pneumonia and infections.
Each time, they would leave Trickle with the same message, like they would if he had just won a NASCAR race.
Deep inside he knows the dreams he had of Chris becoming a big-time race car driver like Chuck's brother, NASCAR Winston Cup racer Dick Trickle, have been shattered.
In the win-at-all-costs world of race car driving, Trickle stood out as a genuinely nice guy.
I think if the professional ranks get their act together, it will trickle down to the younger ranks,'' Finley said.