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droppage

[ drop-ij ]
/ ˈdrɒp ɪdʒ /
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noun

an amount dropped or wasted during application, installation, etc.: Mix some extra plaster to allow for droppage.
the amount of fruit that falls from a tree before ripening: Storms greatly increased the droppage of oranges this year.
the act or an instance of dropping: glassware that is not insured against droppage.

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