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  • n. Plural form of eyedropper.


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  • Spirits are measured from stainless-steel jiggers that resemble beakers, and the aromatic bitters are kept in eyedroppers, for precise dispensing.


  • When she first took them in, she fed them every few hours with eyedroppers, and she was on "mom duty" 24/7.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Wild Things' Foster Mom

  • It is already planning to make a new round of the bottles, and to order the eyedroppers needed to dispense the solution.

    Potassium Iodide Runs Low as Americans Seek It Out

  • Because we had become cyber-pals, Gary Stadler, who builds our essential-oil stills, once filled spaces in shipping crates with dish towels, caustic-chemical gloves, disposable eyedroppers, and glass pipettes.

    Scents & Sensibility

  • Those were the days when vermouth was meted out with eyedroppers or even dispensed from little silver oil cans made by Tiffany & Co.

    A Distinctly Western Cocktail

  • Shunned, scorned, mocked, doled into martinis in the tiniest amounts possible (with implements like eyedroppers and atomizers) for over a half-century, vermouth is one of the most misunderstood liquid refreshments.

    Tony Sachs: Vermouth: Not the Devil's Juice

  • They were operating sinks with foot pedals, measuring and moving solutions milliliter by milliliter with pipettes, their exacting eyedroppers.

    Excerpt: Intuition by Allegra Goodman

  • MJ and I also helped Grandmother decorate her tree after Granddaddy strung the lights, which included a small string of bubble lights, whose glass bulbs resembled upside down eyedroppers filled with colored liquid that bubbled when the lights warmed.

    The Days Before Christmas: My Memories

  • More interesting—and useful now—was a shelf of small bottles with eyedroppers.

    House Of The Scorpion

  • We give them tiny eyedroppers and a bucket of water we call 'Love Potion.'

    The Bonesetter's Daughter


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