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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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If they are happier, that trickles down to the residents, too." Kwan has noticed that even stressed-out visitors get a boost from an encounter with Elfie because it temporarily puts their problems on the back burner.
This fresh water collects in rivers, streams, and lakes, or trickles down to underground aquifers (water deposits in rock beds).
Culture trickles down in France, and computer culture is no exception.