eyedropper
noun Date: 1926 dropper 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eyedropper —    A tool often used in the mixing and application of small and precise amounts of liquids, such as dyes. An eyedropper can be useful in floating oil colors on water in the marbling of paper. Eyedroppers are very inexpensive, and can be readily… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • eyedropper — /uy drop euhr/, n. a dropper, esp. one for applying eye drops. [1935 40; EYE + DROPPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • eyedropper — noun a dropper for administering eye drops …   Wiktionary

  • eyedropper — eye·drop·per ī .dräp ər n DROPPER eye·drop·per·ful .fu̇l n …   Medical dictionary

  • eyedropper — eye|drop|per [ aı,drapər ] noun count a tube with a piece of rubber on the end that you squeeze to put liquid medicine into your eye …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eyedropper — n. device which dispenses eye drops …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eyedropper — eye•drop•per [[t]ˈaɪˌdrɒp ər[/t]] n. oph pha dropper 2) • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • eyedropper — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : dropper 4a * * * /uy drop euhr/, n. a dropper, esp. one for applying eye drops. [1935 40; EYE + DROPPER] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fountain pen — A fountain pen is a nib pen that, unlike its predecessor the dip pen, contains an internal reservoir of water based liquid ink. From the reservoir, the ink is drawn through a feed to the nib and then to the paper via a combination of gravity and… …   Wikipedia

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