Trickle

  • 81trickle-down — adjective a) Describing the theory that financial benefits given to the wealthy will somehow be passed down to the poor b) That flows, especially in limited quantity, from the highly placed to others …

    Wiktionary

  • 82Trickle Down Theory — An economic theory which states that investing money in companies and giving them tax breaks is the best way to stimulate the economy. Proponents of this theory believe that when government helps companies, they will produce more and thereby hire …

    Investment dictionary

  • 83Trickle-down —    In the fashion industry, this term refers to the phenomena of how a trend starts in an upscale market and then filters down to the masses. The psychology of differentiation and imitation is at the core of why members of the lower classes want… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • 84trickle down —   the movement of wealth from a core region into the periphery …

    Geography glossary

  • 85Trickle-down-Effekte — Durchsickereffekte; über Kapitaltransfers ausgelöste Wachstumsprozesse sickern auch auf die Lebensverhältnisse der Masse der armen Bevölkerung durch. Ihr Ausbleiben hat zur Entwicklung von Strategien zur Armutsbekämpfung beigetragen …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 86trickle-down effect — A term associated with neo classical economics , referring to the alleged tendency for economic growth in an unequal society to benefit the population as a whole, via the eventual downward percolation of wealth to the lowest strata. This thesis… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 87trickle irrigation — A system for irrigating crops by delivering water to the root zone through small, plastic pipes equipped with emitters. This technology conserves water and eliminates soil erosion from irrigation water runoff. Also called drip irrigation …

    Combined glossary of agriculture

  • 88trickle irrigation — irrigation by dripping small amounts of water into the soil through perforated hoses (as opposed to irrigation with sprinklers) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 89Trickle charge —   A charge at a low rate, balancing through self discharge losses, to maintain a cell or battery in a fully charged condition.   Solar Electric Glossary …

    Energy terms

  • 90Trickle (Solar) Collector —   A type of solar thermal collector in which a heat transfer fluid drips out of header pipe at the top of the collector, runs down the collector absorber and into a tray at the bottom where it drains to a storage tank …

    Energy terms

  • 91trickle charger — noun an electrical charger for batteries that works at a steady slow rate from the mains …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 92trickle-down — noun the theory that the poorest in society gradually benefit as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 93trickle charger — noun (C) a piece of equipment used to put electricity into a car battery (1) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 94trickle-down effect — noun (singular) a belief that additional wealth gained by the richest people in society will have a good economic effect on the lives of everyone …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 95trickle-down — UK / US adjective relating to the belief that people at the lowest level of society or an organization always benefit from the money or advantages that people at the highest level have …

    English dictionary

  • 96trickle-down theory — UK / US noun [singular] economics an economic theory according to which poor people benefit when richer people become even richer …

    English dictionary

  • 97trickle charge — trick′le charge n. elo elm a continuous, slow charge supplied to a storage battery to keep it in a fully charged state • Etymology: 1955–60 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 98trickle-down theory — trick′le down the ory n. ecn bus an economic theory that monetary benefits directed esp. by the government to big business will in turn pass to and profit smaller businesses and the general public • Etymology: 1950–55 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 99trickle charger — /ˈtrɪkəl tʃadʒə/ (say trikuhl chahjuh) noun an apparatus which supplies a small current to an accumulator …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 100trickle-down effect — /ˈtrɪkəl daʊn əfɛkt/ (say trikuhl down uhfekt) noun the purported benefits which flow to the poorer parts of the community from the entrepreneurial activities and resulting prosperity of the rich, especially in the form of availability of… …

    Australian-English dictionary