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drop

noun
 
 
/drɒp/
LIQUID [C] B1 a small, round-shaped amount of liquid: I felt a few drops of rain. Measurements in general
REDUCTION [no plural] B2 a reduction in the level or amount of something: There has been a drop in crime recently.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongMeasurements in general
SMALL AMOUNT [no plural] a small amount of a liquid you can drink: Would you like a drop more milk?Small in number and quantity
DISTANCE [no plural] a vertical distance down from somewhere to the ground: It's a drop of about 50 metres from the top of the cliff.Measurements in general
(Definition of drop noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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