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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.
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dipstick

(ˈdɪpˌstɪk)
n
1. (Tools) a graduated rod or strip dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
2. slang Brit a fool
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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]
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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.
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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)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dipstick

[ˈdɪpstɪk] n (AUTOMOBILES)jauge f de niveau d'huile
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dipstick

nÖlmessstab m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

dipstick

[ˈdɪpˌstɪk] n (Aut) → astina dell'olio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

dipstick

n (for urine) tira reactiva (para orina)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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* Diabetes mellitus: fasting blood sugar; urine Dipstix for glycosuria
Proteinuria was tested using dipstix method and was graded as + = 0.3 gm/L, ++ = 1 gm/L, and +++ = 3 gm/L.
David Cederholm DaviD, 31, used his experience in the online take-away food business to set up his comparison website for motorists, Dipstix, offering best value servicing and MoT providers.
* perform the following investigations: vital signs, urine dipstix, blood glucose, full blood count (FBC), creatinine and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), CD4+ count, lumbar puncture; may also perform alanine transaminase (ALT)/liver function tests (LFTs), syphilis serology, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), VL testing and a computed tomography (CT) scan, if these are indicated on the basis of history and examination findings.
Treatment of UTI is with oral/intravenous antibiotics and if a urine dipstix is suggestive of a UTI, referral to a paediatrician is necessary for assessment and treatment is needed to avoid renal damage.