1. dipstick

noun. ['ˈdɪpˌstɪk'] a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level.


  • gauge


  • dip (English)
  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stick (English)
  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Dipstick

  • lipstick

Example sentences of the word dipstick

1. Noun, singular or mass
Slip the dipstick back into the sheath and pull it right out to get a clear reading.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Get out and pull the transmission dipstick out once again and look for the fluid level on the stick.

3. Adjective
Wipe the dipstick clean of any transmission fluid with a clean shop rag.