drip-feed


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drip feed

n.
1. Administration of blood, plasma, saline, or sugar solutions, usually intravenously, a drop at a time.
2.
a. The device or tubes by which such a substance is administered.
b. The substance administered.

drip′-feed′ v.

drip-feed

n
(Medicine) another name for drip6
vb (tr)
1. (Medicine) to administer a solution to (someone) by means of a drip-feed
2. to supply (information) constantly but in small amounts
3. (Commerce) informal to fund (a new company) in stages rather than by injecting a large sum at its inception
n
a constant supply of small amounts of information
Translations

drip-feed

[ˈdrɪpˌfiːd]
A. Nalimentación f gota a gota, gota a gota m inv
to be on a drip-feedrecibir alimentación gota a gota
B. VT (drip-fed (pt, pp)) → alimentar gota a gota

drip-feed

[ˈdrɪpfiːd] vt
(MEDICINE) [+ patient] → alimenter par perfusion
(= gradually release) [+ money, information] → donner au compte-gouttes
to drip-feed money into sth → injecter de l'argent au compte-gouttes dans qch

drip-feed

[ˈdrɪpˌfiːd] vtalimentare mediante fleboclisi
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