The angle and direction in which a bed of rock is inclined to the horizontal. Rocks that are dipping have usually been affected by folding.
1. A depression in an otherwise level surface.
2. A brief swim in water; SYN. plunge.
3. A brief immersion.
4. (Physics) The angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon; SYN. angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination.
5. Tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped.
1. To dip into a liquid; SYN. douse, duck.
2. To go down momentarily.
3. To lower briefly.
4. To sink; SYN. sink.
5. To slope downwards.
6. To stain an object by immersing it in a liquid.
2. Imbiber. Tremper quelque chose dans l'eau.
3. (Métallurgie) Faire subir la trempe.
4. (Intrans.) Macérer. Une préparation qui trempe.
5. (Intrans.) Participer ŕ. Tremper dans un complot.