Dropping fire
Dropping Drop"ping, n. 1. The action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling. [1913 Webster]

2. pl. That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals; -- often used in the plural. [1913 Webster]

{Dropping bottle}, an instrument used to supply small quantities of a fluid to a test tube or other vessel.

{Dropping fire}, a continued irregular discharge of firearms.

{Dropping tube}, a tube for ejecting any liquid in drops. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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