dropletnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdrɒp.lət/ us /ˈdrɑːp.lət/
Examples from literature
- Although these droplets are of microscopic size they are not actually in solution, and therefore not subject to the force of osmosis which only affects solutions.
- She smiled and her lip cracked anew, dripping a single dark droplet of blood onto the gleaming wood of the floor, where it beaded like water on wax paper.
- The fat in the plasma is in minute quantities and appears as fine droplets—the form in which it is found in milk.
- There was a long silence, while rain fell with heavy drumming noises and the world was only a deep curtain of lightning-lighted droplets of falling water.
- Up there, Alan agreed, and they set off, kicking droplets of dew off the grass beside the sidewalk.