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tear·drop

 (tîr′drŏp′)
n.
1. A single tear.
2. A tear-shaped object.
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teardrop

(ˈtɪədrɒp)
n
a large tear that comes from the eye when crying
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tear•drop

(ˈtɪərˌdrɒp)

n.
1. a tear.
2. something shaped like a falling drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom tapering to a point at the top.
[1790–1800]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teardrop - anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)teardrop - anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
drop, bead, pearl - a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
2.teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glandsteardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
lachrymal secretion, lacrimal secretion - saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball
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
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
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teardrop

noun
A drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes:
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Translations

teardrop

[ˈtɪədrɒp] Nlágrima f
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teardrop

[ˈtɪərdrɒp] nlarme ftear duct [ˈtɪərdʌkt] ncanal m lacrymal
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teardrop

[ˈtɪəˌdrɒp] nlacrima
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References in classic literature ?
"For example," said the Great Philanthropist, watching the teardrops pattering in the dust, "these early rains are of incalculable advantage to the farmer."
In evening's limpid air, What time the dew's soothings Unto the earth downpour, Invisibly and unheard-- For tender shoe-gear wear The soothing dews, like all that's kind-gentle--: Bethinkst thou then, bethinkst thou, burning heart, How once thou thirstedest For heaven's kindly teardrops and dew's down-droppings, All singed and weary thirstedest, What time on yellow grass-pathways Wicked, occidental sunny glances Through sombre trees about thee sported, Blindingly sunny glow-glances, gladly-hurting?
And she pushed back her heavy brown hair with both hands, and looked at him with dancing eyes in which the big teardrops were still glittering.
The honoured snowy mutch, how I love to see it smiling to me from the doors and windows of the poor; it is always smiling - sometimes maybe a wavering wistful smile, as if a teardrop lay hidden among, the frills.
Garlands and Christmas ornaments are a must and what about these pretty mistletoe teardrops? Add some string lights for a really fabulously festive fire.
Another fan of the 'I Knew You Were Trouble' singer wrote that she had impressed her high school boyfriend while listening to Taylor Swift's 'Teardrops on my guitar' on a country radio station.
Using the teardrop template, trace two sets of twelve teardrops onto the fusible web paper side.
Somewhere in the facts we repeat by rote in our instrument training is a bit saying that course reversals charted as racetracks or teardrops must be flown as charted.
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You should have a small channel of space remaining between the teardrops and rows of echoes.