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Definition of Drops

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Drop Drop, v. i. 1. To fall in drops. The kindly dew drops from the higher tree, And wets the little plants that lowly dwell. --Spenser. 2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips. Mutilations of which the meaning has dropped out of memory. --H. Spencer. When the sound of dropping nuts is heard. --Bryant. 3. To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops. The heavens . . . dropped at the presence of God. --Ps. lxviii. 8. 4. To fall dead, or to fall in death. Nothing, says Seneca, so soon reconciles us to the thoughts of our own death, as the prospect of one friend after another dropping round us. --Digby. 5. To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped. --Pope. 6. To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment. --Steele. Takes care to drop in when he thinks you are just seated. --Spectator. 7. To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little. 8. To fall short of a mark. [R.] Often it drops or overshoots by the disproportion of distance. --Collier. 9. To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards. To drop astern (Naut.), to go astern of another vessel; to be left behind; to slacken the speed of a vessel so as to fall behind and to let another pass a head. To drop down (Naut.), to sail, row, or move down a river, or toward the sea. To drop off, to fall asleep gently; also, to die. [Colloq.]
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Gutta Gut"ta, n.; pl. Gutt[AE]. [L.] 1. A drop. 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric order; -- called also campana, and drop. Gutta serena [L., lit. serene or clear drop] (Med.), amaurosis. Gutt[ae] band> (Arch.), the listel or band from which the gutt[ae] hang.

Meaning of Drops from wikipedia

- Drop, DROP, drops or DROPS may refer to: Drop (liquid) or droplet, a small volume of liquid Eye drops, saline (sometimes mydriatic) drops used as medication...
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- Drops of Jupiter is Train's second album, released in 2001. The album's title is derived from "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)", its lead single, which was...
- Eye drops are saline-containing drops used as an ocular route to administer. Depending on the condition being treated, they may contain steroids, antihistamines...
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- The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina. Their 2010 album, Genuine Negro Jig, won the Grammy Award for Best...
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- Patsy Cline (born Virginia Patterson Hensley; September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963) was an American singer. She is considered one of the most influential...
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