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drib

 (drĭb)
n.
A negligible amount: finished the work in dribs and drabs.

[Perhaps from driblet.]

drib

(drɪb)
vb
obsolete to flow or let flow in small drops or amounts
n
Scot a small drop or insignificant amount; driblet

drib

(drɪb)

n.
a small or minute quantity; bit.
[1720–30; back formation from driblet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drib - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)drib - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
tear, teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
raindrop - a drop of rain
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
droplet - a tiny drop
eyedrop, eye-drop - a drop from an eye dropper
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