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driz•zle



Pronunciation: (driz'ul), [key]
v., -zled, -zling,
n.


v.i.
1. to rain gently and steadily in fine drops; sprinkle: It drizzled throughout the night.
2. to fall in fine drops.

v.t.
1. to rain or let fall in fine drops; sprinkle: He drizzled honey over the fruit.
2. to pour in a fine stream: Drizzle melted butter over the breadcrumb topping.

n.
1. a very light rain.
2. Meteorol.precipitation consisting of numerous, minute droplets of water less than 1/50 in. (0.5 mm) in diameter.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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