- Drip line
Drip line may refer to:
- Neutron drip line
- Proton drip line
- Tree drip line, the area defined by the outermost circumference of a tree canopy where water drips from and onto the ground
- Drip irrigation line, where the tubes and hoses are laid
- Drip (disambiguation)
- Line (disambiguation)
- Dropline (disambiguation)
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drip line — noun The area defined by the outermost circumference of a tree canopy from where water drips onto the ground. Be particularly careful applying within the drip line of trees and other ornamental species … Wiktionary
Nuclear drip line — In nuclear physics, the boundaries for nuclear particle stability are conceptualized as drip lines. The nuclear landscape is understood by plotting boxes, each of which represents a unique nuclear species, on a graph with the number of neutrons… … Wikipedia
Neutron drip line — The neutron drip line is a concept in particle and nuclear physics. An unstable atomic nucleus beyond the neutron drip line will leak free neutrons. In other words, the neutron drip line is the line on the Z, N plane (see table of nuclides) where … Wikipedia
Proton drip line — is a concept in particle and nuclear physics. An unstable atomic nucleus beyond the proton drip line will leak free protons. In other words, the proton drip line is the line on the Z, N plane (see table of nuclides) where the proton separation… … Wikipedia
neutron drip line — noun The jagged line, on a chart showing the number of protons and neutrons of all known isotopes, beyond which neutron rich nuclei are unstable and emit neutrons … Wiktionary
Drip — may refer to: Dripping liquid Intravenous drip, in health and medicine Murphy drip, in proctoclysis Drip gas, natural gas condensate Drip irrigation, in agriculture and gardening Drip painting, an art style of dripping paint across a canvas Drip… … Wikipedia
Drip painting — is a form of abstract art in which paint is dripped or poured onto the canvas. This style of action painting was experimented with in the first half of the twentieth century by such artists as Francis Picabia, and Max Ernst, who employed drip… … Wikipedia
Drip irrigation — A dripper Drip irrigation, also known as trickle irrigation or microirrigation or localized irrigation , is an irrigation method which saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil… … Wikipedia
drip loop — noun a downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building when it rained water would fall from the drip loop before it reached the building • Hypernyms: ↑loop • Part Holonyms: ↑line * * * noun : a downward loop (as in a wire entering a… … Useful english dictionary
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