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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 32
1. Same as Gutta.
2. 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.
3. 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.
5. Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something
7. A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.
8. A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.
9. A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.
10. A drop press or drop hammer.
13. Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.
14. To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.
15. 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.
17. 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.
18. To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.
19. To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
20. To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
21. To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To fall in drops.
2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
3. To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
7. To fall short of a mark.
9. To come unexpectedly; - with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
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