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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.

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After removal from the coating, the discs drip-dry for 10-15 min before being placed in a drying oven.
The boy said he would then have to stand on a towel in the corridor of the house and would have to drip-dry there, sometimes without even a vest on.
Set in 1979 when - according to Parton, "apples and blackberries were something I picked behind the barn" - 9 To 5 The Musical, which is based on the film which starred Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, is all big hair, drip-dry fabrics, electric typewriters and workplace sexism.
Acrylic, polyester, and drip-dry nylon, changed the face of fashion.
With experts predicting we would all be in head-to-toe drip-dry nylon and sleeping in nylon sheets, the static electricity possibilities were alarming.
This was the washing instruction card for Everglaze BanCare cotton shirts, probably from the 1950s, that blatantly proclaims the benefits of being drip-dry and crease resistant.
Credit cards, laser beams, dishwashers, tumble driers, drip-dry clothes, air conditioners and electric blankets had yet to find their ubiquitous use in our homes.