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dip·stick

 (dĭp′stĭk′)
n.
1. A graduated rod for measuring the depth or amount of liquid in a container, as of oil in a crankcase.
2. Slang A person regarded as foolish or contemptible.

dipstick

(ˈdɪpˌstɪk)
n
1. (Tools) a graduated rod or strip dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
2. slang Brit a fool

dip•stick

(ˈdɪpˌstɪk)

n.
a rod for measuring the depth of a liquid, esp. the level of crankcase oil in an automotive engine.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dipstick - a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid leveldipstick - a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
Translations
měrka
målepind
mittatikku
mjerač razine ulja u motoru
ディップスティック
유량계
oljesticka
que đo mực nước

dipstick

[ˈdɪpstɪk] N
1. (Aut) → varilla f del aceite, cala f
2. (= fool) → capullo m (Sp) , gilipollas mf inv (Sp)

dipstick

[ˈdɪpstɪk] n (AUTOMOBILES)jauge f de niveau d'huile

dipstick

nÖlmessstab m

dipstick

[ˈdɪpˌstɪk] n (Aut) → astina dell'olio

dipstick

قَضِيب قِيَاس العُمْق měrka målepind Messstab βυθομετρική ράβδος varilla medidora del aceite mittatikku jauge mjerač razine ulja u motoru asta di livello dell’olio ディップスティック 유량계 peilstok peilepinne wskaźnik poziomu oleju vareta medidora de nível измерительный щуп oljesticka ก้านโลหะที่ใช้ตรวจว่ามีน้ำมันอยู่ในแท๊งค์เท่าไหร่ yağ çubuğu que đo mực nước 量油计

dipstick

n (for urine) tira reactiva (para orina)
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3,4] These substances do not necessarily affect dipstick pad results, however.
These tests may be read visually by comparing the colors that develop on each reagent pad to a chart provided by the strip manufacturer, or by an automated urine dipstick analyzer which helps to provide consistency in the timing and color interpretation regardless of lighting conditions or personnel.
Glucose, pH and protein measurements were done by Multistix dipstick method.
The company's highly engineered locking oil-tank dipstick system includes a premium dipstick designed for superior measurement clarity and fluorocarbon-based O-rings for durability and resistance to the kind of messy seepage that occurs too often with ordinary dipsticks.
One thing I won't miss about Dipstick is how she changes a flat tire.
Urine dipstick was negative for proteinuria, but the urine protein:creatinine ratio was 0.
OPERATORS, WHEN YOU'RE CHECKING THE 815F COMPACTOR'S ENGINE OIL LEVEL, MAKE SURE YOU READ THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE DIPSTICK.
So, which do I trust, the dipstick level or the idiot light?
To overcome these problems, many alternative screening methods have been evaluated, including urine microscopy, chemical analysis using a dipstick method, Gram staining, dipslide urine culture and bioluminescence.
The company has been working on developing a commercial dipstick test that can diagnose acetaminophen-induced liver injury within 20 minutes,
They found that a positive dipstick urine test was a strong predictor of rapid kidney function decline.