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droplet

[ drop-lit ]
/ ˈdrɒp lɪt /
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noun

a little drop.

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RELATED WORDS

bead, tear, globule

Nearby words

drop-off, drop-ship, dropback, droperidol, drophead coupé, droplet, droplet infection, droplight, dropline, dropout, droppage

Origin of droplet

First recorded in 1600–10; drop + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for droplet

droplet

/ (ˈdrɒplɪt) /

noun

a tiny drop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for droplet

droplet


n.

c.1600, from drop (n.) + diminutive suffix -let.

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