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Drop (IPA: /ˈdɹɑp/, /ˈdɹɔp/)


Drop (n.)

The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.

Drop (n.)

That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.

Drop (n.)

Same as Gutta.

Drop (n.)

Any small pendent ornament.

Drop (n.)

Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something

Drop (n.)

A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.

Drop (n.)

A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.

Drop (n.)

A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.

Drop (n.)

A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.

Drop (n.)

A drop press or drop hammer.

Drop (n.)

The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.

Drop (n.)

Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.

Drop (n.)

The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.

Drop (n.)

Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.

Drop (n.)

To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.

Drop (n.)

To cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.

Drop (n.)

To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.

Drop (n.)

To bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, etc.

Drop (n.)

To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.

Drop (n.)

To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.

Drop (n.)

To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.

Drop (n.)

To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.

Drop (v. i.)

To fall in drops.

Drop (v. i.)

To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.

Drop (v. i.)

To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.

Drop

Small unit of liquid

Drop

Unit of measure of volume used when dispensing drugs

Drop

Height difference of river

Drop

Golf

Drop

Breakdance move

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Latched onto a frantic man while hanging from a rope] Calm down! Sir - you need to calm down! I swear to God I'll drop you!" - Ladder 49

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A drop of knowledge is more powerful than a sea of force." - Knowledge

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A ruddy drop of manly blood The surging sea outweighs; The world uncertain comes and goes, The lover rooted stays." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" After rocking parties they depart in a jalopy, watch the drop top poppy" - MF DOOM

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All right everybody, drop your tacos or I'll blow your brains out." - The Toxic Avenger (film)


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