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Drying method (4 letter answer)

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The answer DRIP is seen frequently, appearing about once every 120 puzzles.

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DRIP as a noun:

1. (drip, trickle, dribble) = flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
2. (drip, dripping) = the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"
3. (drip, drip mold, drip mould) = (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)

DRIP as a verb:

1. fall in drops; "Water is dripping from the faucet"
2. (dribble, drip, drop) = let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"