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DRIP. The right of drip is an easement by which the water which falls on one house is allowed to fall upon the land of another.
     2. Unless the owner has acquired the right by grant or prescription, he has no right so to construct his house as to let the water drip over his neighbor's land. 1 Roll. Ab. 107. Vide Rain water; Stillicidium; and 3 Kent, Com. 436; Dig. 43, 23, 4 et 6; 11 Ad. & Ell. 40; S. C. 39 E. C. L. R. 21.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Consumers are often advised to drip feed their money into equity investments to reduce the risk of suffering sharp reductions in the value of their holdings due to stock market volatility.
Many others for their drip feed of tax credits (their own money being returned to them) or are among the huge numbers of grateful new immigrants (who says its uncontrolled).
You can drip feed your investment over six to 12 months.
And he confirmed the new regime will need to apply a drip feed of pounds 50million.
I was also struck by the prominent role played by certain members of the print media in the controversy over telephone hacking and the drip feed of once private emails from Wikileaks.
He says he believes that a blended approach to lump sum and "drip feed" investment over the medium to longer term is always most beneficial, and he reports that the market does not always rise immediately after a sharp fall - although history has demonstrated this is often the case eventually.