Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tiny drop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A very small drop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little drop; a tear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little drop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tiny drop

Etymologies

From drop +‎ -let. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the first stage of condensation a droplet is always formed round a nucleus.

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  • Melanie Little on The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History by Katherine Ashenburg: Rather than strangle the meaning from her anecdotes and examples the way my grandmother could wring every last droplet from a washcloth,

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  • It's what's called droplet spread -- they are large particles in the air.

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  • ForkLift integrates a full featured batch rename tool, an application deleter and a small code called droplet, which enables you to create automated upload shortcuts for your most used remote folders, and place them anywhere in your file system.

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  • ForkLift 1.1 integrates a full featured batch rename tool, an application deleter and a small code called droplet, which enables you to create automated upload shortcuts for your most used remote folders, and place them anywhere in your file system.

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  • he droplet, which is about 1mm 10 million times larger than an atom, is also one million times larger than the second largest object--a 2-nm molecule called a buckyball--whose wave-particle duality was observed in 2003.

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  • When the opening time is short, the result is a paint droplet which is ejected in the direction of the paint application surface in accordance with the pressure which is present in pressure reservoir

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  • For this, he is using newer "droplet" technology, where droplets on nano-structured surfaces can be manipulated using a control pad - the current prototype in the Biosensors Lab is attached to a Nintendo gaming pad.

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  • Touch interface - "droplet" visible when touching; mouse cursor disappears (nor relevant); gestures for things like context menus

    Extremetech

  • Designed for applications such as droplet generation, reagent dispensing, cell manipulation, microreactions and any application where precise control over fluid flow is required, the Mitos Syringe Pump XS removes pulsation through advanced drive electronics to provide an exceptionally smooth flow.

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