Ask Difference

Drizzle vs. Trickle — What's the Difference?

Drizzle vs. Trickle — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Drizzle and Trickle

ADVERTISEMENT

Compare with Definitions

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.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

Trickle is the second and most recent album from English trip hop band Olive.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Light rain falling in very fine drops
Scotland will be cloudy with patchy drizzle
A steady drizzle has been falling since 3 a.m
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

To flow or fall in drops or in a thin stream.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(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
Jun 03, 2022
ADVERTISEMENT

Trickle

To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit
The audience trickled in.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Rain lightly
It's started to drizzle
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

To cause to trickle.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(in cooking) trickle a thin stream of (a liquid ingredient) over food
Drizzle the clarified butter over the top
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

The act or condition of trickling.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

A slow, small, or irregular quantity that moves, proceeds, or occurs intermittently.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

To let fall in fine drops or particles
Drizzled melted butter over the asparagus.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

A very thin river.
The brook had shrunk to a mere trickle.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

To moisten with fine drops
Drizzled the asparagus with melted butter.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

A very thin flow; the act of trickling.
The tap of the washbasin in my bedroom is leaking and the trickle drives me mad at night.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

A fine, gentle, misty rain.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

(transitive) to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously.
The doctor trickled some iodine on the wound.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(impersonal) To rain lightly.
We had planned a picnic for Joe's birthday, but it ended up drizzling all day.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

(intransitive) to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously.
Here the water just trickles along, but later it becomes a torrent.
The film was so bad that people trickled out of the cinema before its end.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(ambitransitive) To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

(intransitive) To move or roll slowly.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

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.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

To flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops.
His salt tears trickled down as rain.
Fast beside there trickled softly downA gentle stream.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

To cover by pouring in this manner.
The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle it in olive oil.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

The act or state of trickling; also, that which trickles; a small stream; drip.
Streams that . . . are short and rapid torrents after a storm, but at other times dwindle to feeble trickles of mud.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(slang) To urinate. en
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;
There's a drip through the roof
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(dated) To carry out parfilage, the process of unravelling.
Jun 03, 2022

Trickle

Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream;
Water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
Reports began to dribble in
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Light rain.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle. Unlike fog droplets, drizzle falls to the ground.
No longer pouring, the rain outside slowed down to a faint drizzle.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(slang) Water.
Stop drinking all of my drizzle!
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

(baking) A cake onto which icing, honey or syrup has been drizzled in an artistic manner.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

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.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

A fine rain or mist.
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Rain lightly;
When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant
Jun 03, 2022

Drizzle

Moisten with fine drops;
Drizzle the meat with melted butter
Jun 03, 2022

Share Your Discovery

Share via Social Media
Embed This Content
Embed Code
Share Directly via Messenger
Link
Previous Comparison
Premediate vs. Premeditate

Popular Comparisons

Featured Comparisons

Trending Comparisons

New Comparisons

Trending Terms