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Webster 1913 Edition


Dropping

Drop′ping

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Noun.
1.
The action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling.
2.
pl.
That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals; – often used in the plural.
Dropping bottle
,
an instrument used to supply small quantities of a fluid to a test tube or other vessel.
Dropping fire
,
a continued irregular discharge of firearms.
Dropping tube
,
a tube for ejecting any liquid in drops.

Webster 1828 Edition


Dropping

DROPPING

,
ppr.
Falling in globules; distilling; falling; laying aside; dismissing; quitting; suffering to rest or subside; variegating with ornaments like drops.

DROPPING

,
Noun.
1.
The act of dropping; a distilling; a falling.
2.
That which drops.

Definition 2022


dropping

dropping

English

Verb

dropping

  1. present participle of drop

Noun

dropping (plural droppings)

  1. (chiefly plural) A piece of animal excrement.
    a rabbit dropping
  2. The act of something that drops or falls.