Drop


Drop

Drop may refer to:

Contents

General use

  • Drop (liquid) or droplet, a small volume of liquid
    • Eye drops, saline (sometimes mydriatic) drops used as medication for the eyes
  • Drop (volume), a unit of measure of volume
  • Falling (physics), or allowing an object to fall
  • Also, in a franchise, dropping a character means that a certain character is no longer seen nor mentioned.

Sports

  • Drop (boxing), a type of punch used in boxing
  • Drop off, a mountain biking term
  • Drop noseband, a type of noseband used first on horses at the Spanish Riding School
  • Bat drop, a number (the weight in ounces minus the length in inches) used in some leagues to regulate baseball bats

Computers and technology

  • Drop (telecommunication), several meanings
  • DROP (SQL), a command in SQL queries to remove an existing database, table, index, or view

Types of confectionery

  • Lemon drop, a sugary, lemon-flavored confectionery
  • London drops, sugar-coated licorice drops sold in some Nordic countries
  • Cough drop, or throat lozenge, a medicated confectionery also called a "cough drop"
  • Drop, the Dutch name for sweet or salty liquorice

Music

Other uses

See also

  • Dropout (disambiguation)

References


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  • Drop.io — URL drop.io Slogan Simple, private sharing. Available language(s) English Owner …   Wikipedia

  • Drop — (dr[o^]p), n. [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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drop — goal [ drɔpgol ] n. m. • 1892; mot angl., de to drop « tomber » et goal « but » ♦ Anglic. Rugby Coup de pied donné dans le ballon juste après le rebond. Des drop goals. Abrév. cour. DROP . Tenter le drop. Des drops. ● drop nom masculin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • drop — ► VERB (dropped, dropping) 1) fall or cause to fall. 2) sink to the ground. 3) make or become lower, weaker, or less. 4) abandon or discontinue. 5) (often drop off) set down or unload (a passenger or goods) …   English terms dictionary

  • drop — [dräp] n. [ME drope < OE dropa, akin to ON drūpa, DROOP, Ger triefen: for IE base see DRIP] 1. a small quantity of liquid that is somewhat spherical, as when falling 2. a very small quantity of liquid 3. [pl.] liquid medicine taken or applied… …   English World dictionary

  • Drop — Drop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dropped}or {Dropt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dropping}.] [OE. droppen, AS. dropan, v. i. See {Drop}, n.] 1. To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill. The trees drop balsam. Creech. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drop — Drop, v. i. 1. To fall in drops. [1913 Webster] The kindly dew drops from the higher tree, And wets the little plants that lowly dwell. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drop It on Me — Single by Ricky Martin featuring Daddy Yankee from the album Life R …   Wikipedia

  • drop-in — /drop in /, n. 1. Informal. Also, dropper in. a person who or thing that pays an unexpected or uninvited visit: a feeder for squirrels, raccoons, and other drop ins. 2. Informal. a social gathering at which the guests are not expected to stay… …   Universalium


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