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drop·let

 (drŏp′lĭt)
n.
A tiny drop.

droplet

(ˈdrɒplɪt)
n
a tiny drop

drop•let

(ˈdrɒp lɪt)

n.
a little drop.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.droplet - a tiny dropdroplet - a tiny drop        
drib, driblet, drop - a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

droplet

noun
A quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass:
Translations
قَطْرَه صَغيرَهقطيرة
kapička
lille dråbe
pisaratippa
cseppecske
smádropi
kvapôčka

droplet

[ˈdrɒplɪt] Ngotita f

droplet

[ˈdrɒplət] ngouttelette fdrop-off [ˈdrɒpɒf] n (= decline) (in sales, interest)diminution fdrop-out [ˈdrɒpaʊt] n
(from society)marginal(e) m/f
(from university)drop-out mf étudiant(e) qui a abandonné ses études; (from school)drop-out mf élève qui a abandonné ses études drop-out ratedrop-out rate n (from college) proportion d'étudiants ayant abandonné leurs études

droplet

nTröpfchen nt

droplet

[ˈdrɒplɪt] ngocciolina

drop

(drop) noun
1. a small round or pear-shaped blob of liquid, usually falling. a drop of rain.
2. a small quantity (of liquid). If you want more wine, there's a drop left.
3. an act of falling. a drop in temperature.
4. a vertical descent. From the top of the mountain there was a sheer drop of a thousand feet.
verbpast tense, past participle dropped
1. to let fall, usually accidentally. She dropped a box of pins all over the floor.
2. to fall. The coin dropped through the grating; The cat dropped on to its paws.
3. to give up (a friend, a habit etc). I think she's dropped the idea of going to London.
4. to set down from a car etc. The bus dropped me at the end of the road.
5. to say or write in an informal and casual manner. I'll drop her a note.
ˈdroplet (-lit) noun
a tiny drop. droplets of rain.
ˈdroppings noun plural
excrement (of animals or birds).
ˈdrop-out noun
a person who withdraws, especially from a course at a university etc or the normal life of society.
drop a brick / drop a clanger
unknowingly to say or do something extremely tactless.
drop back
to slow down; to fall behind. I was at the front of the crowd but I dropped back to speak to Bill.
drop by
to visit someone casually and without being invited. I'll drop by at his house on my way home.
drop in
to arrive informally to visit someone. Do drop in (on me) if you happen to be passing!
drop off
1. to become separated or fall off. The door-handle dropped off; This button dropped off your coat.
2. to fall asleep. I was so tired I dropped off in front of the television.
3. to allow to get off a vehicle. Drop me off at the corner.
drop out (often with of)
to withdraw from a group, from a course at university, or from the normal life of society. There are only two of us going to the theatre now Mary has dropped out; She's dropped out of college.

drop·let

n. partícula, gotica;
___ infectioninfección trasmitida por goticas o partículas.

droplet

n gotícula, gota chica (de esputo que puede flotar en el aire y transmitir infección)
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