noun Date: before 12th century a drop of rain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Raindrop — Rain drop (r[=a]n dr[o^]p ), n. A drop of rain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raindrop — (n.) O.E. rendropa; see RAIN (Cf. rain) + DROP (Cf. drop) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • raindrop — [rān′dräp΄] n. a single drop of rain …   English World dictionary

  • raindrop — UK [ˈreɪnˌdrɒp] / US [ˈreɪnˌdrɑp] noun [countable] Word forms raindrop : singular raindrop plural raindrops a drop of rain …   English dictionary

  • raindrop — noun /ˈreɪndrɒp,ˈreɪndrɑp/ A single droplet of rainwater that has just fallen or is falling from the sky. It is all so fine and orderly that it would seem that not only had the clouds and streams been kept harmoniously busy in the making of it,… …   Wiktionary

  • raindrop — [[t]re͟ɪndrɒp[/t]] raindrops N COUNT A raindrop is a single drop of rain …   English dictionary

  • raindrop — /rayn drop /, n. a drop of rain. [bef. 1000; ME rein drop(e); OE regndropa; see RAIN, DROP] * * * …   Universalium

  • raindrop — Synonyms and related words: Scotch mist, bead, blood rain, dewdrop, drizzle, drop, droplet, evening mist, fall, flurry, gout of rain, mist, misty rain, mizzle, moisture, patter, pearl, pitter patter, precipitation, rain, rainfall, rainwater,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • raindrop — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. drop, sprinkle, dewdrop; see rain 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • raindrop — rain|drop [ reın,drap ] noun count a drop of rain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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