- vi. 滴；细细地流；慢慢地移动
- vt. 使…滴；使…淌；使…细细地流
- n. 滴，淌；细流
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可能缩写（或变体）自中古英语 striken,流，特指流泪，词源同 strike,击，打。-le,表反复。 后引申词义滴，淌，细流，涓流等。
- trickle (n.)
- 1570s, from trickle (v.).
- trickle (v.)
- late 14c., intransitive, of uncertain origin, possibly a shortened variant of stricklen "to trickle," a frequentative form of striken "to flow, move" (see strike (v.)). Transitive sense from c. 1600. Related: Trickled; trickling. Trickle-down as an adjectival phrase in an economic sense first recorded 1944; the image had been in use at least since Teddy Roosevelt.
- 1. The flood of cars has now slowed to a trickle.
- 2. A trickle of refugees began to flee the country.
- 3. The government is not simply relying on trickle-down economics to tackle poverty.
- 4. Trickle water gently over the back of your baby's head.
- 5. There was not so much as a trickle of water.
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