Definition for DIP'PING

DIP'PING, ppr.

  1. Plunging or immersing into a liquid and speedily withdrawing; as, to ascertain the temperature of water by dipping the finger in it; baptizing by immersion.
  2. Engaging or taking a concern in.
  3. Looking into, here and there; examining in a cursory, slight or hasty manner.
  4. Inclining downward, as the magnetic needle.
  5. Breaking; inclining; as a vein of ore.

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