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Definitions of dropping

  1. That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of dropping; that which drops; a distilling; a falling. A dropping fire, a constant irregular discharge of small arms. Dropping-bottle and dropping-tube, two contrivances for supplying a liquid in drops. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. A distilling; a falling; that which drops or falls. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. falling rapidly; "dropping prices"; "dropping rate of production" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for dropping

  1. Patrick could not help dropping his voice: 'Isn't it very like? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I heard the noise of one dropping on her knees. – Melomaniacs by James Huneker