/ (drɒps) /

pl n
  1. any liquid medication applied by means of a dropper

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How to use drops in a sentence

  • I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Besides, I've often noticed that he drops more kernels in a hill than he expects will grow.

    The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
  • One drop of the serum is then added to nine drops of normal salt solution, making a dilution of 1:10.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • Dissolve the suspected stain in a few drops of normal salt solution upon a slide.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • Her feet were bare, and drops of dew she had shaken from the branches hung in her loose-flying hair.

    Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood