Definition of Drops

1. Noun. (plural of drop) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of drop#Verb drop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drops

1. drop [v] - See also: drop

Medical Definition of Drops

1. A popular term for a medicine taken in doses measured by drops's, usually a tincture, or applied by dropping, as an eyewash. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drops

droppers
droppersful
droppest
droppeth
dropping
dropping in
dropping off
dropping out
dropping point
dropping zone
droppingly
dropple
dropples
dropropizine
drops (current term)
drops in
drops off
drops out
dropseed
dropseeds
dropship
dropships
dropshot
dropshots
dropsical
dropside
dropsides
dropsied
dropsies

Literary usage of Drops

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1. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1921)
"TRICKLE drops TRICKLE drops! my blue veins leaving! O drops of me ! trickle, slow drops, Candid from me falling, drip, bleeding drops, From wounds made to ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"I. " The Influence of Electricity on Colliding Water drops. ... In its normal state a jet resolves itself into drops, which even before passing the summit, ..."

3. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"2 drops in 2 min. 11 drops in 2 min. 10 drops in 2 min. 9 drops in 2 min. 8 drops in 2 min. 13 drops in 2 min. 20 drops in 2 min. ..."

4. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1896)
"Under these circumstances there are few or no collisions, as the drops have room to ... At a higher obliquity the drops begin to be scattered out of the ..."

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