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Definition of the noun dipstick

What does dipstick mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dipsticks

  1. a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: gage / gauge = a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.

Alternative definition of the noun dipstick


  1. A stick or rod used to measure the depth of a liquid. Often used to check the level at which a liquid in an invisible tank stands; gauge.
  2. [slang] A penis.
  3. [slang] A useless person.
  4. [slang, euphemistic] A dipshit.
  5. [slang, UK] A person of inferior intellect or, more accurately, someone who makes an action that would imply this.


Dipstick is a fictional character of Disney's animated feature 101 Dalmatians.


Who is Dipstick?

Dipstick a.k.a. Brettly Otterman appeared in 2010 tv program American Restoration.


Dipstick: A dipstick is one of several measurement devices.

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Google previewMinor Emergencies (2012)

by Philip Buttaravoli, Stephen M. Leffler

The urine dipstick is a reasonable screening measure that can direct therapy if results are positive. Under the microscope in a clean sediment (free of epithelial cells), one WBC per 400 field suggests significant pyuria, although clinicians ...

Google previewClinical Investigations on the Move (2012)

by Andrew Walker, Lina Fazlanie, Rory Mackinnon

Urine dipstick is a simple bedside investigation that can provide valuable clinical information (such as the presence or absence of leucocytes or nitrites). With a positive urine dipstick response, you could empirically start antibiotics to treat the ...

Google previewChronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation E-Book (2010)

A Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney by Jonathan Himmelfarb, Mohamed H. Sayegh

The urine dipstick is a useful first screening test, but the gold standard test remains the 24-hour urine collection (performed at least twice). Current guidelines are that greater than 300 mg protein per 24 hours is a contraindication .14 ...

Google previewUrogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (2014)

by Mark D. Walters, Mickey M. Karram

Urine Dipstick The urine dipstick is a simple urinary tract infection screening tool for office or home use that detects urine nitrites and leukocyte esterase. Gram- negative bacteria convert nitrates to nitrites. Leukocyte esterase corresponds to ...

Google previewPediatric Dermatology (2011)

by Lawrence A. Schachner, Ronald C. Hansen

Dipstick is the most sensitive diagnostic test, becoming positive within days. Polymerase chain reaction assays of blood and CSF can be helpful early before the development of antibodies. Differential diagnosis Early leptospirosis may be ...

Google previewThe Washington Manual Nephrology Subspecialty Consult (2008)

by David Windus

The urine dipstick is the most common initial screening test for proteinuria, but is only sensitive for protein concentrations >20 mg/dL (roughly equivalent to 300 mg per 24 hours). Nephrotic syndrome is defined as a urine protein excretion of > 3 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

Athlete with suspected proteinuria Comprehensive medical history Comprehensive exercise history Comprehensive physical examination Perform urine dipstick Urine dipstick positive for proteinuria Athlete with suspected hematuria Table ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment (2008)

by Edward L. Melnick, Brian S. Everitt

The remaining strategies involve the use of diagnostic tests to exclude or confirm the presence of UTI prior to antibiotic treatment, either through a near-patient dipstick test generating immediate results; or a laboratory test, involving an ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

Dip is the cool, hippie-era short form of the other terms, dipshit, dipso, and dipstick. Dipstick came first, sometime in the 1940s or '50s, meaning the metal stick used to check engine oil. Refers to a person being as brainless as the inanimate ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

dipstick afool,astupid person.Oftenused asa termof abuse, as inyou dipstick!

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1977 dipstick noun 1 the penis US, 1973. 2 an inept fool, an idiot. A euphemistic DIPSHIT; possibly punning on the synonymous sense of PRICK. In the UK, usage was popularised by BBC television situation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli

History and physical examination Urinalysis (dipstick and microscopy) Leukocytes Erythrocyte casts, proteinuria, dysmophic erythrocytes Positive dipstick, no erythrocytes Studies for myoglobinuria, hemoglobinuria Workup for glomerular ...


by hakem saleh

Din-dins Dingy Dink/double dink Dinky di Dipshit Dipstick Dirtbag Dirty pillows Dirt Dirty Dirty on Dirty stop-out Dischuffed Dish the dirt Dish out Diss no breakfast at all. Dinner To ignore (someone) to carry a passenger on a bicycle With only ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

uses a thin slip oftest paper called a dipstick. The lab technician dips it into the urine and then takes it out and observes it. The dipstick has multiple small sections that change color ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

'meniak, - S AM dipsors'meniaek, dipso'meniaek, -S dipstick BR 'dipstik, -s AM 'dipstik, ...

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Scrabble value of D2I1P3S1T1I1C3K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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