Noun Definition


1.Definition: a central depository where things can be left or picked up

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

"It was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

Related Noun(s):fall

Category: General

4.Definition: a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

Category: Places

5.Definition: a shape that is spherical and small

"He studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops", "Beads of sweat on his forehead"

Related Noun(s):bead, pearl

Category: General

6.Definition: a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

"He had a drop too much to drink", "A drop of each sample was analyzed", "There is not a drop of pity in that man", "Years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"

Related Noun(s):drib, driblet

Category: General

7.Definition: a steep high face of rock

"He stood on a high cliff overlooking the town", "A steep drop"

Related Noun(s):cliff

Category: Objects

8.Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

"A drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index", "There was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery", "A dip in prices", "When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"

Related Noun(s):dip, fall

Category: General

9.Definition: the act of dropping something

"They expected the drop would be successful"

Category: General