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Dip·per

 (dĭp′ər)
n.
1. The Big Dipper.
2. The Little Dipper.

dip·per

 (dĭp′ər)
n.
1. One that dips, especially a container for taking up water.
2. One of several small birds of the genus Cinclus that dive into swift-moving streams and feed along the bottom. Also called ouzel, water ouzel.

dipper

(ˈdɪpə)
n
1. (Cookery) a ladle used for dipping
2. (Animals) Also called: water ouzel any aquatic songbird of the genus Cinclus and family Cinclidae, esp C. cinclus. They inhabit fast-flowing streams and resemble large wrens
3. a slang word for pickpocket
4. a person or thing that dips, such as the mechanism for directing car headlights downwards
5. a small metal cup clipped onto a painter's palette for holding diluent or medium
6. (Historical Terms) archaic an Anabaptist

dip•per

(ˈdɪp ər)

n.
1. a cuplike container with a long handle, used for dipping.
2. Also called water ouzel. any small, stocky diving bird of the family Cinclidae, related to the thrushes, esp. Cinclus aquaticus of Europe and C. mexicanus of W North America, frequenting streams and rivers.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dipper - a ladle that has a cup with a long handledipper - a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
ladle - a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
2.dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa MinorDipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
Little Bear, Ursa Minor - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
North Star, polar star, Polaris, pole star, polestar - the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
3.dipper - a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa MajorDipper - a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
Great Bear, Ursa Major - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
4.dipper - small North American diving duckdipper - small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Bucephala, genus Bucephala - buffleheads and goldeneyes
5.dipper - small stocky diving bird without webbed feetdipper - small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Cinclidae, family Cinclidae - water ouzels
Cinclus aquaticus, European water ouzel - a water ouzel of Europe
American water ouzel, Cinclus mexicanus - a water ouzel of western North America
Translations
kauhakoskikara
waterspreeuw
gáo

dipper

1 [ˈdɪpəʳ] N (Orn) → mirlo m acuático

dipper

2 [ˈdɪpəʳ] N big dipper (at fair) → montaña f rusa
the Big Dipper (US) (Astron) → la Osa Mayor

dipper

3 [ˈdɪpəʳ] N (Culin) → cazo m, cucharón m

dipper

n
(= ladle)Schöpflöffel m, → Kelle f
(Tech, = person) → Eintaucher(in) m(f)
(Orn) → Taucher m, → Tauchente f
(Tech, = bulldozer) → Bagger m; (= scoop)Schaufel f
(at fair: also Big Dipper) → Achterbahn f
(Brit, Aut, for headlamps) → Abblendschalter m
(US Astron) the Big or Great/Little Dipperder Große/Kleine Wagen or Bär

dipper

[ˈdɪpəʳ] n (ladle) → mestolo (Zool) → merlo acquaiolo
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