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Word meaning drop
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.
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.
Same as Gutta.
Any small pendent ornament.
Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something
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.
A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.
A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.
A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.
A drop press or drop hammer.
The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.
The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.
Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.
To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.
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.
To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.
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.
To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.
To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
To fall in drops.
To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
To fall dead, or to fall in death.
To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.
To fall short of a mark.
To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.
Crossword clues for drop
- Leave out
- Let fall
- Liquid globule
- Rubbish place
- Stumble and fall
- Tiny amount
- Tiny amount of water
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