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dropper


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dropper  \Drop"per\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  drops.  Specif.:  (Fishing)  A  fly 
  that  drops  from  the  leaden  above  the  bob  or  end  fly. 
 
  2.  A  dropping  tube. 
 
  3.  (Mining)  A  branch  vein  which  drops  off  from  or  leaves, 
  the  main  lode. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  dog  which  suddenly  drops  upon  the  ground  when 
  it  sights  game,  --  formerly  a  common,  and  still  an 
  occasional,  habit  of  the  setter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dropper 
  n  :  a  small  tube  with  a  vacuum  bulb  at  one  end  for  drawing 
  liquid  in  a  releasing  it  a  drop  at  a  time  [syn:  {eye 
  dropper}] 




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