Drop may refer to:


General use

  • Drop (liquid) or droplet, a small volume of liquid
    • Eye drops, saline (sometimes mydriatic) drops used as medication for the eyes
  • Drop (volume), a unit of measure of volume
  • Falling (physics), or allowing an object to fall
  • Also, in a franchise, dropping a character means that a certain character is no longer seen nor mentioned.


  • Drop (boxing), a type of punch used in boxing
  • Drop off, a mountain biking term
  • Drop noseband, a type of noseband used first on horses at the Spanish Riding School
  • Bat drop, a number (the weight in ounces minus the length in inches) used in some leagues to regulate baseball bats

Computers and technology

  • Drop (telecommunication), several meanings
  • DROP (SQL), a command in SQL queries to remove an existing database, table, index, or view

Types of confectionery

  • Lemon drop, a sugary, lemon-flavored confectionery
  • London drops, sugar-coated licorice drops sold in some Nordic countries
  • Cough drop, or throat lozenge, a medicated confectionery also called a "cough drop"
  • Drop, the Dutch name for sweet or salty liquorice


Other uses

See also

  • Dropout (disambiguation)


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.