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Drizzle vs. Showers

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Drizzleverb

(ambitransitive) To rain lightly; to shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

‘We had planned a picnic for Joe's birthday, but it ended up drizzling all day.’;

Showersnoun

plural of shower

Drizzleverb

To pour slowly and evenly, especially oil or honey in cooking.

‘The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle olive oil on it.’;

Drizzleverb

To cover by pouring in this manner.

‘The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle it in olive oil.’;

Drizzleverb

(slang) To urinate.

Drizzleverb

(dated) To carry out parfilage, the process of unravelling.

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Drizzlenoun

Light rain.

Drizzlenoun

. Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle. Unlike fog droplets, drizzle falls to the ground. It is sometimes accompanied by low visibility and fog.

‘No longer pouring, the rain outside slowed down to a faint drizzle.’;

Drizzlenoun

(slang) Water.

‘Stop drinking all of my drizzle!’;

Drizzlenoun

A cake onto which icing, honey or syrup has been drizzled in an artistic manner.

Drizzleverb

To rain slightly in very small drops; to fall, as water from the clouds, slowly and in fine particles; as, it drizzles; drizzling drops or rain.

Drizzleverb

To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

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Drizzlenoun

A fine rain or mist.

Drizzlenoun

very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower

Drizzleverb

rain lightly;

‘When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant’;

Drizzleverb

moisten with fine drops;

‘drizzle the meat with melted butter’;

Drizzlenoun

light rain falling in very fine drops

‘Scotland will be cloudy with patchy drizzle’; ‘a steady drizzle has been falling since 3 a.m’;

Drizzlenoun

(in cooking) a thin stream of a liquid ingredient trickled over food

‘raw mushrooms, thinly sliced and served with lemon, a little salt, and a drizzle of olive oil’;

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Drizzleverb

rain lightly

‘it's started to drizzle’;

Drizzleverb

(in cooking) trickle a thin stream of (a liquid ingredient) over food

‘drizzle the clarified butter over the top’;

Drizzle

Drizzle is a light liquid precipitation consisting of liquid water drops smaller than those of rain – generally smaller than 0.5 mm (0.02 in) in diameter. Drizzle is normally produced by low stratiform clouds and stratocumulus clouds.

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