from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A single tear.
- n. A tear-shaped object.
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- n. a single tear (clear, salty liquid secreted by the eye).
- n. The shape of a drop of liquid about to fall.
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- n. anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
- n. a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
The typical teardrop is basic, just a bed and a little galley (kitchen) area, and this one is no exception, except for the extra-wideness of it and the spoke tires, apparently a sign of hot-rodness incarnate (and to be honest, not a selling point for me, though I get many admiring remarks - about the trailer - from certain kinds of men at gas stations, probably for that reason particularly).
` ` The teardrop is my shot, and it didn't go in. ''
LICHTENSTEIN: And if you see -- a teardrop is a common tattoo in prison.
The sets have a "teardrop" design and blue color accents.
We have lachrima "teardrop" for example, also spelled lacrima from Old Latin dacruma, which is without a doubt an old word inherited directly from Indo-European *dáḱru.
My view is that there was indeed an earlier system like this and that *a is rare because most instances of former *a had shifted to *o at a very late date in PIE's history, leaving behind a residue of instances of *a in words like *daḱru "teardrop" and *ǵʰans- "goose".
As to the shape, I'm still a lonely "teardrop" in a world of cantaloupes. —
This one, another "teardrop" coupe but with a custom notch-back body style, came with a full ownership history and a fine overall patina following an older restoration.
Only 16 were built with the sensuously swooping Figoni and Falaschi Goutte d'Eau "teardrop" coachwork, each individually built to order for wealthy buyers.
'Jam with the Band' headed to Europe after 5-year wait; other Nintendo releases dated Qubes uses virtualization, sandboxing to deliver a more secure desktop OS iPhone 4.0 arrives this summer, with multitasking, a game network, and more Saab 92010 Sixten concept renderings is a pretty take on the rumored 9-2 'teardrop' car