trickle (複數 trickles)
- 涓流 （很小的水流）
- The brook had shrunk to a mere trickle.
- The tap of the washbasin in my bedroom is leaking and the trickle drives me mad at night.
- 1897, James Bryce, Impressions of South Africa
- The streams that run south and east from the mountains to the coast are short and rapid torrents after a storm, but at other times dwindle to feeble trickles of mud.
- (及物) 滴，使...慢慢淌下
- The doctor trickled some iodine on the wound.
- (不及物) 慢慢流淌，慢慢滴下
- 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.
- Template:RQ:Stoker Dracula
- 1962 April，J. N. Faulkner，“Summer Saturday at Waterloo”，出自 Modern Railways, 頁號265:
- The period of intensive traffic is over by about 5.30 p.m. and for the rest of the evening steadily diminishes, the main activity being the Channel Islands boat trains which trickle in after about 6.30 p.m. and depart again for Weymouth an hour or so later.
- (不及物) 慢慢地移动或滚动
- 2010年12月29日，Sam Sheringham，“Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton”，出自 BBC:
- Their only shot of the first period was a long-range strike from top-scorer Ebanks-Blake which trickled tamely wide.