A small mass of liquid just large enough to hold its own weight via surface tension, usually one that falls from a source of liquid.
- "any child with a drop of negro blood was legally a negro"
- "one drop of each sample was analyzed"
- "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"
a sharp decrease in some quantity: "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index" a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
- "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
- "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"
- "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
- "The light dropped from the ceiling"
- pochera [ mat ]
let fall to the ground
- "Don't drop the dishes"
to fall vertically: "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
go down in value
- "Stock prices dropped"
terminate an association with
- "drop him from the Republican ticket"
- "drop a hint"
stop pursuing or acting
- "knock it off!"
- "drop a lawsuit"
of games, in sports: "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
change from one level to another
- "She dropped into army jargon"
give birth; used for animals
- "The cow dropped her calf this morning"