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5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gutta \Gut"ta\, noun; pl. {Guttae}. [L.]

1. A drop.

2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric order; -- called also {campana}, and {drop}.

{Gutta serena} [L., lit. serene or clear drop] (Med.), amaurosis.

{Gutt[ae] band} (Arch.), the listel or band from which the gutt[ae] hang.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drop \Drop\ (dr[o^]p), noun [OE. drope, AS. dropa; akin to OS. dropo, D. drop, OHG. tropo, G. tropfen, Icel. dropi, Sw. droppe; and Fr. AS. dre['o]pan to drip, drop; akin to OS. driopan, D. druipen, OHG. triofan, G. triefen, Icel. drj[=u]pa. Cf. {Drip}, {Droop}.]

1. The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.

With minute drops from off the eaves. --Milton.

As dear to me as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart. -- Shak.

That drop of peace divine. --Keble.

2. That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.

3. (Arch.) (a) Same as {Gutta}. (b) Any small pendent ornament.

4. Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something; as: (a) A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself. (b) A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck. (c) A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet. (d) A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc. (e) A drop press or drop hammer. (f) (Mach.) The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.

5. pl. Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.

6. (Naut.) The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

7. Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.

{Ague drop}, {Black drop}. See under {Ague}, {Black}.

{Drop by drop}, in small successive quantities; in repeated portions. "Made to taste drop by drop more than the bitterness of death." --Burke.

{Drop curtain}. See {Drop}, noun, 4. (d) .

{Drop forging}. (Mech.) (a) A forging made in dies by a drop hammer. (b) The process of making drop forgings.

{Drop hammer} (Mech.), a hammer for forging, striking up metal, etc., the weight being raised by a strap or similar device, and then released to drop on the metal resting on an anvil or die.

{Drop kick} (Football), a kick given to the ball as it rebounds after having been dropped from the hands.

{Drop lake}, a pigment obtained from Brazil wood. --Mollett.

{Drop letter}, a letter to be delivered from the same office where posted.

{Drop press} (Mech.), a drop hammer; sometimes, a dead-stroke hammer; -- also called drop.

{Drop scene}, a drop curtain on which a scene is painted. See {Drop}, noun, 4. (d) .

{Drop seed}. (Bot.) See the List under {Glass}.

{Drop serene}. (Med.) See {Amaurosis}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drop \Drop\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dropped}or {Dropt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dropping}.] [OE. droppen, AS. dropan, verb (used without an object) See {Drop}, noun]

1. To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill. "The trees drop balsam." --Creech.

The recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever. --Sterne.

2. To cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.

3. To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.

They suddenly drop't the pursuit. --S. Sharp.

That astonishing ease with which fine ladies drop you and pick you up again. --Thackeray.

The connection had been dropped many years. -- Sir W. Scott.

Dropping the too rough H in Hell and Heaven. --Tennyson.

4. To bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, etc.

5. To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.

6. To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.

7. To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.

8. To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.

Show to the sun their waved coats dropped with gold. --Milton.

{To drop a vessel} (Naut.), to leave it astern in a race or a chase; to outsail it.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drop \Drop\, verb (used without an object)

1. To fall in drops.

The kindly dew drops from the higher tree, And wets the little plants that lowly dwell. --Spenser.

2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.

Mutilations of which the meaning has dropped out of memory. --H. Spencer.

When the sound of dropping nuts is heard. --Bryant.

3. To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.

The heavens . . . dropped at the presence of God. --Ps. lxviii. 8.

4. To fall dead, or to fall in death; as, dropping like flies.

Nothing, says Seneca, so soon reconciles us to the thoughts of our own death, as the prospect of one friend after another dropping round us. --Digby.

5. To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped. --Pope.

6. To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment. --Steele.

Takes care to drop in when he thinks you are just seated. --Spectator.

7. To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.

8. To fall short of a mark. [R.]

Often it drops or overshoots by the disproportion of distance. --Collier.

9. To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.

{To drop astern} (Naut.), to go astern of another vessel; to be left behind; to slacken the speed of a vessel so as to fall behind and to let another pass a head.

{To drop down} (Naut.), to sail, row, or move down a river, or toward the sea.

{To drop off}, to fall asleep gently; also, to die. [Colloq.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

drop

noun

1: a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead" [syn: {drop}, {bead}, {pearl}]

2: 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 [syn: {drop}, {drib}, {driblet}]

3: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall" [syn: {drop}, {dip}, {fall}, {free fall}]

4: a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: {cliff}, {drop}, {drop-off}]

5: a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

6: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height" [syn: {drop}, {fall}]

7: a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery [syn: {drop curtain}, {drop cloth}, {drop}]

8: a central depository where things can be left or picked up

9: the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

verb

1: let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"

2: to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"

3: go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"

4: fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees" [syn: {sink}, {drop}, {drop down}]

5: terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"

6: utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names"

7: stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!" [syn: {drop}, {knock off}]

8: leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel" [syn: {drop}, {drop off}, {set down}, {put down}, {unload}, {discharge}]

9: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers" [syn: {fell}, {drop}, {strike down}, {cut down}]

10: lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

11: pay out; "spend money" [syn: {spend}, {expend}, {drop}]

12: lower the pitch of (musical notes) [syn: {flatten}, {drop}] [ant: {sharpen}]

13: hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling" [syn: {dangle}, {swing}, {drop}]

14: stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock" [syn: {dismiss}, {send packing}, {send away}, {drop}]

15: let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture" [syn: {dribble}, {drip}, {drop}]

16: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes" [syn: {shed}, {cast}, {cast off}, {shake off}, {throw}, {throw off}, {throw away}, {drop}]

17: take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"

18: omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"

19: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn: {neglect}, {pretermit}, {omit}, {drop}, {miss}, {leave out}, {overlook}, {overleap}] [ant: {attend to}, {take to heart}]

20: change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"

21: fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"

22: grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match" [syn: {devolve}, {deteriorate}, {drop}, {degenerate}] [ant: {convalesce}, {recover}, {recuperate}]

23: give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"

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