Definitions English

  • The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass. See Table at measurement.
  • A small quantity of a substance.
  • Liquid medicine administered in drops.
  • A trace or hint: not a drop of pity.
  • Something shaped or hanging like a drop.
  • A small globular piece of hard candy.
  • The act of falling; descent.
  • A swift decline or decrease, as in quality, quantity, or intensity.
  • The vertical distance from a higher to a lower level.
  • The distance through which something falls or drops.
  • A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff.
  • A descent by parachute.
  • Personnel and equipment landed by means of parachute.
  • Something, such as a trapdoor on a gallows, that is arranged to fall or be lowered.
  • A drop curtain.
  • A slot through which something is deposited in a receptacle.
  • A central place or establishment where something, such as mail, is brought and subsequently distributed.
  • A predetermined location for the deposit and subsequent removal of secret communications or illicit goods, such as drugs.
  • The act of depositing such communications or materials.
  • Electronics A connection made available for an input or output unit on a transmission line.
  • To fall in drops.
  • To fall from a higher to a lower place or position.
  • To become less, as in number, intensity, or volume.
  • To descend from one level to another.
  • To fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death.