Science / Geology / Dip: The angle that a rock unit, fault or other rock structure makes with a horizontal plane. Expressed as the angular difference between the horizontal plane and the structure. The angle is measured in a plane perpendicular to the strike of the rock structure.
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Dip Adjective Synonyms: immerse, plunge, duck, dunk, douse, bathe, submerge
Dip Noun Synonyms: lowering, sinking, depression, drop, slump, decline
Dip Verb Synonyms: decline, go down, fall, descend, sag, sink, subside, slump


Entertainment / Literature / Diphthong: (from Greek dipthongus) A complex speech sound in which a speaker begins to articulate one vowel and moves to another vowel or semi-vowel sound by switching the position of tongue and lips. For exampl MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Dipody: In classical prosody, dipody describes the combination of two feet into another single metrical unit. Often used interchangeably with the more general term syzygy, this dipody involves the substitutio MORE

Electric Dipole Moment

Science / Chemistry / Electric Dipole Moment: A measure of the degree of polarity of a polar molecule. Dipole moment is a vector with magnitude equal to charge separation times the distance between the centers of positive and negative charges. Ch MORE


Health / First Aid / Diphenhydramine: Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine sold over-the-counter. Diphenhydramine is also sold as a sleep aid. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Dipole: A speaker design that uses two sets of drivers to generate equal amounts of sound both forward and backward, or side to side, with the two sounds being 'out of phase.' Dipoles are often used as surrou MORE

Dual In-Line Package (DIP)

Technology / Computers / Dual In-Line Package (DIP): This is a type of chip that was most popular when memory was directly installed on the motherboard. It can be identified by its rectangular casing and has two rows of connector pins on both sides. MORE