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1. A tiny falling drop of liquid.
2. A small amount or portion.
[From obsolete drib, to fall in drops, alteration of drip.]
a small quantity or amount, as of liquid
[C17: from obsolete drib to fall bit by bit + -let]
1. a small portion or part, as a drop of liquid.
2. a small or petty sum.
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|Noun||1.||driblet - 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|
tear, teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
raindrop - a drop of rain
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
droplet - a tiny drop