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- Present participle of dip.
dipping (plural dippings)
- An act or process of immersing.
- The act of inclining downward.
- The act of lifting or moving a liquid with a dipper, ladle, or the like.
- The process of cleaning or brightening sheet metal or metalware, especially brass, by dipping it in acids, etc.
- (US) The practice of taking snuff by rubbing the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff.