Dropping tube
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]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dropping bottle — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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