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Dram vs. Tipple — What's the Difference?

Dram vs. Tipple — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dram and Tipple

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Dram

A memory chip that depends upon an applied voltage to keep the stored data.

Tipple

A tipple is a structure used at a mine to load the extracted product (e.g., coal, ores) for transport, typically into railroad hopper cars. In the United States, tipples have been frequently associated with coal mines, but they have also been used for hard rock mining.

Dram

A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to 1/16 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).

Tipple

Drink alcohol, especially habitually
Those who liked to tipple and gamble

Dram

A unit of apothecary weight equal to 1/8 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams).
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Tipple

Rain heavily
It was tippling down with rain

Dram

A small draft
Took a dram of brandy.

Tipple

An alcoholic drink
She drank several glasses of sherry, her favourite tipple

Dram

A small amount; a bit
Not a dram of compassion.

Tipple

To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.

Dram

See Table at currency.

Tipple

Alcoholic liquor.

Dram

Dynamic RAM.

Tipple

An apparatus for unloading freight cars by tipping them.

Dram

(units of measurement) A small unit of weight, variously:

Tipple

The place where this is done.

Dram

Alternative form of drachm.

Tipple

A place for screening coal and loading it into trucks or railroad cars.

Dram

(pharmacy) drachm.

Tipple

An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal.

Dram

(now uncommon) dirhem: a former Turkish unit of weight (variously 1.5–3.5 g).

Tipple

(rail transport) An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done.

Dram

(obsolete) drachma: a former Greek unit of weight (about 4.3 g).

Tipple

(slang) Any alcoholic drink.

Dram

(by extension) Any similarly minute quantity, a small amount of strong alcohol or poison.
A dram of brandy

Tipple

To sell alcoholic liquor by retail.

Dram

A cart formerly used to haul coal in coal mines.

Tipple

(ambitransitive) To drink too much alcohol.

Dram

(obsolete) drachma: a Greek silver coin weighing one drachma; other similar coins.

Tipple

(intransitive) To drink alcohol regularly or habitually, but not to excess.

Dram

The currency of Armenia, divided into 100 luma.

Tipple

(transitive) To put up (hay, etc.) in bundles in order to dry it.

Dram

To drink drams.

Tipple

(intransitive) To fall over; to topple.

Dram

To ply with drams of drink.

Tipple

To drink spirituous or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper used of spirituous liquors; especially, to drink frequently in small quantities, but without absolute drunkeness.
Few of those who were summoned left their homes, and those few generally found it more agreeable to tipple in alehouses than to pace the streets.

Dram

A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.

Tipple

To drink, as strong liquors, frequently or in excess.
Himself, for saving charges,A peeled, sliced onions eats, and tipples verjuice.

Dram

A minute quantity; a mite.
Were I the chooser, a dram of well-doing should be preferred before many times as mush the forcible hindrance of evildoing.

Tipple

To put up in bundles in order to dry, as hay.

Dram

As much spirituous liquor as is usually drunk at once; as, a dram of brandy; hence, a potation or potion; as, a dram of poison.

Tipple

Liquor taken in tippling; drink.
Pulque, the national tipple of Mexico.

Dram

A Persian daric.

Tipple

An apparatus by which loaded cars are emptied by tipping; also, the place where such tipping is done.

Dram

Same as dynamic RAM.

Tipple

A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg;
They served beer on draft

Dram

To drink drams; to ply with drams.

Tipple

Drink moderately but regularly;
We tippled the cognac

Dram

A unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

Dram

1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams

Dram

The basic unit of money in Armenia

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