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Drop

Meanings and phrases

drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shape that is spherical and small; bead; pearl
  2. a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); --Kipling; drib; driblet
  3. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; dip; fall; free fall
  4. a steep high face of rock; cliff; drop-off
  5. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  6. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; fall
  7. a central depository where things can be left or picked up
  8. the act of dropping something
  9. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery; drop curtain; drop cloth

drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. let fall to the ground
  2. to fall vertically
  3. go down in value
  4. fall or descend to a lower place or level; sink; drop down
  5. terminate an association with
  6. utter with seeming casualness; drop names"
  7. stop pursuing or acting; knock off
  8. leave or unload; drop off; set down; put down; unload; discharge
  9. lose (a game)
  10. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; fell; strike down; cut down
  11. lower the pitch of (musical notes); flatten
  12. pay out; spend; expend
  13. hang freely; dangle; swing
  14. grow worse; devolve; deteriorate; degenerate
  15. stop associating with; dismiss; send packing; send away
  16. let or cause to fall in drops; dribble; drip
  17. take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
  18. omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
  19. change from one level to another
  20. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
  21. give birth; used for animals
  22. leave undone or leave out; neglect; pretermit; omit; miss; leave out; overlook; overleap
  23. get rid of; shed; cast; cast off; shake off; throw; throw off; throw away

cough drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat; troche; pastille; pastil

dead drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a drop used for the clandestine exchange of intelligence information

drop a line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. communicate (with) in writing; write

drop anchor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. secure a vessel with an anchor; anchor; cast anchor

drop arch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a blunt pointed arch drawn from two centers within the span

drop away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get worse; slip; drop off; fall away

drop back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
  2. to lag or linger behind; drag; trail; get behind; hang back; drop behind
E.g.
  • - Ardfert made the straight drop back to the I.F.C.
  • In the final turn, Bolt d'Oro and later Good Magic were both put to a drive, while Promises Fulfilled began to drop back.
  • Most of the time, defensive linemen attack the offensive line but in some plays they drop back in pass coverage to confuse the opposite team.

drop behind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. to lag or linger behind; drag; trail; get behind; hang back; drop back

drop biscuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biscuit made from dough with enough milk that it can be dropped from a spoon

drop by

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. visit informally and spontaneously; drop in; come by

drop by the wayside

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; drop out; give up; fall by the wayside; throw in; throw in the towel; quit; chuck up the sponge

drop cloth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted
  2. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery; drop curtain; drop

drop curtain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery; drop cloth; drop

drop dead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; die; decease; perish; go; exit; pass away; expire; pass; kick the bucket; cash in one's chips; buy the farm; conk; give-up the ghost; pop off; choke; croak; snuff it

drop down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fall or descend to a lower place or level; sink; drop
E.g.
  • Relegated teams drop down into Gloucester 1.
  • With a drop down to D3 PRFC was able to begin rebuilding with younger talent.
  • Promoted teams move up to Surrey 1 while relegated teams drop down to Surrey 3.

drop earring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an earring with a pendant ornament; pendant earring; eardrop

drop forge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. device for making large forgings; drop hammer; drop press

drop hammer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. device for making large forgings; drop forge; drop press

drop in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. visit informally and spontaneously; drop by; come by

drop keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward; centerboard; centreboard; sliding keel

drop like flies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rapidly collapse, die, or drop out in large numbers

drop line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a headline with the top line flush left and succeeding lines indented to the right; dropline; stepped line; stagger head; staggered head; stephead

drop off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fall or diminish
  2. change from a waking to a sleeping state; fall asleep; dope off; flake out; drift off; nod off; doze off; drowse off
  3. leave or unload; drop; set down; put down; unload; discharge
  4. retreat; fall back; lose; fall behind; recede
  5. get worse; slip; drop away; fall away
E.g.
  • Expect "Smack That" to drop off the charts as fast as it popped up."
  • It can deploy, drop off and load bridges independently, but it cannot recover them.
  • However, officials hope that piracy in the region will drop off as a result of the tsunami.

drop one 's serve

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lose a game in which one is serving

drop open

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. open involuntarily; fall open

drop out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; give up; fall by the wayside; drop by the wayside; throw in; throw in the towel; quit; chuck up the sponge
  2. withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values
  3. leave school or an educational program prematurely

drop press

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. device for making large forgings; drop forge; drop hammer

drop scone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle; griddlecake; Scotch pancake

drop shot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net; dink

drop the ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; sin; blunder; boob; goof

drop zone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops; dropping zone
E.g.
  • Bury finished three points above the Third Division drop zone in 1985–86.
  • Drop zone (disambiguation) A drop zone is a place where parachutists or parachuted supplies land.
  • 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, however, was dropped some east of its planned drop zone.

lemon drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon

potential drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts; electric potential; potential; potential difference; voltage

voltage drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decrease in voltage along a conductor through which current is flowing
E.g.
  • The voltage drop due to the lead resistance has been cancelled out.
  • At higher currents the forward voltage drop of the diode increases.
  • Four-terminal sensing eliminates voltage drop in the measuring leads as a contribution to error.

drop below

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the seaward side, there is a drop below the wall into the sea.
  • Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.
  • Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.

decided to drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1950, it was decided to drop "United" from the name.
  • Handler decided to drop out of the project due to scheduling commitments to her E!
  • It also explains why Bung decided to drop the use of this port in the later V64Jr models.

drop goal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wales lost the game by a drop goal and a try to nil.
  • A drop goal is worth 3 points in union and 1 in league.
  • The Welsh team were happy to win the game by a single drop goal.

vertical drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a vertical drop of 39.6 m (130 ft).
  • It has a vertical drop of 24.3 m (80 ft).
  • Ishii hit a vertical drop brainbuster to Azteca for the victory.

forced to drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Elizabeth was later forced to drop out of elementary school to work in a shoe factory.
  • Monus and Antonucci were forced to drop out in 1992 after Monus' reputation was ruined by an accounting scandal.
  • Kiri was also forced to drop out of the 1998 World's Strongest Man final due to an ankle injury, finishing in 6th place.

pressure drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Additionally, these shapes have a low pressure drop which is advantageous for this application.
  • Thus, in order to minimize energy use for pump system, one must reduce the system pressure drop (e.g.
  • The feed pressure to the microfiltration membrane is typically 65 psia with a transmembrane pressure drop of 40 psia.
E.g.
  • This was contrasted with a significant drop in iPod sales.
  • It had a significant drop in rankings in 2009, falling to 43rd place.
  • The project has led to a significant drop in waterborne illnesses in children.

not drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They did not drop a set in the tournament together.
  • The wing did not drop unless the control column was pulled back.
  • Unlike these dialects, the Kiruna dialect does not drop word endings.
E.g.
  • Most weather fronts originate in the Pacific Ocean, and travel east toward the Coast Mountains where they are forced upward by the range (Orographic lift), causing them to drop their moisture in the form of rain or snowfall.

began to drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The eagle eventually grew tired and began to drop lower in the sky.
  • After the dam was opened and filled, the average water levels began to drop.
  • However, Eagle sales began to drop as AMC was no longer aggressively promoting the models.

sharp drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first week of April saw a sharp drop in enemy contact in the Quyet Thang operational area.
  • Also, women experience menopause at an average age of 48.8 and a sharp drop in the hormone estrogen.
  • There was a sharp drop in turnout for the election - falling into the twenties for only the second time in post-war history - to 29.6%.

first drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first drop of the falls is a small but powerful chute.
  • This was the first drop of a British nuclear weapon from an aircraft.
  • Mike from "NewsPlusNotes" praised the first drop for its freefall experience.

drop kick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The drop kick was often used in early football as a surprise tactic.
  • Drop kick A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football.
  • In the Canadian game, the drop kick can be attempted at any time by either team.

drag and drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Students drag and drop organs into place on the human body.
  • It offers drag and drop placement, resizing, and formatting of widgets.
  • The Gmail interface supports drag and drop of attachments to and from the inbox.
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