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7 entries found for drop.
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Main Entry: 1drop
Pronunciation: primarystressdräp
Function: noun
1 a : the quantity of fluid that falls naturally in one rounded mass b plural : a dose of medicine measured by drops <eye drops> c : a small quantity of drink d : the smallest practical unit of liquid measure
2 : something (as a hanging ornament on jewelry or a round candy) shaped like a drop
3 a : the act or an instance of dropping : FALL b : a decline in quantity or quality <a drop in water pressure> <a drop in prices> c : a descent by parachute d : a place where something (as mail or goods) is left to be picked up
4 : the distance through which something drops
5 : an unframed piece of cloth scenery in a theater
6 : ADVANTAGE 1 <we've got the drop on them>

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