dropout
fish that fall out of a net while it is in the water or while it is being hauled in. The fish are often injured or dead and may be numerous

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dropout — (n.) one who drops out of something, 1930, from DROP (Cf. drop) + OUT (Cf. out). As a phrase, drop out withdraw is recorded from 1550s …   Etymology dictionary

  • dropout — ► NOUN 1) a person who has dropped out of society or a course of study. 2) Rugby the restarting of play with a drop kick …   English terms dictionary

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  • dropout — {n.} Someone who did not finish school, high school and college primarily. * /Tim is having a hard time getting a better job as he was a high school dropout./ * /Jack never got his B.A. as he became a college dropout./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dropout — {n.} Someone who did not finish school, high school and college primarily. * /Tim is having a hard time getting a better job as he was a high school dropout./ * /Jack never got his B.A. as he became a college dropout./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dropout — /drop owt /, n. 1. an act or instance of dropping out. 2. a student who withdraws before completing a course of instruction. 3. a student who withdraws from high school after having reached the legal age to do so. 4. a person who withdraws from… …   Universalium

  • dropout — noun Dropout is used before these nouns: ↑rate Dropout is used after these nouns: ↑college, ↑high school …   Collocations dictionary

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  • dropout — UK [ˈdrɒpaʊt] / US [ˈdrɑpˌaʊt] noun [countable] Word forms dropout : singular dropout plural dropouts 1) someone who leaves school or college without finishing their course of study 2) someone who does not live like most people because they do… …   English dictionary

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