Definitions for "drop"
The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.
To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.
This term refers to the short period at the beginning of any semester or session when students can drop a class and receive a refund. Dropped classes will not appear on an official academic transcript.
A fall in a price, index, or rate.
The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.
Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something
That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.
Any small pendent ornament.
A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.
Keywords:  drag, mouse, icon, button, release
To drag an icon on top of another and release the mouse button. You drop one icon on another to perform certain tasks, such as starting the text editor or sending a file to a printer. This can also be called ``direct'' manipulation.
Releasing an object, such as a file icon, that has been dragged to a new position. To drop the icon, release the mouse button.
Step 4 of the drag technique.
Keywords:  refuse, resign, double, cube, stakes
A player who is offered a double may refuse, in which case he concedes the game and pays one point. Otherwise, he must accept the double and play on for the new higher stakes.
Not accepting a double.
To resign from a game when ones opponent "doubles".
Keywords:  casino, wagered, markers, boxman, lost
A word with dual meaning within the game: 01. A common term reference to the :50 minute mark Campaign time when rare VTs are replenished to the Supply Bin; "the drop" 02. Connection Error - when a member of the team is lost due to a Connection Error; dropped.
The amount of cash money made by a casino shift on a specific table. The boxman is responsible for keeping track as players cash into the game in exchange for gaming cheques (chips).
In casino revenue accounting, cash and cash equivalents exchanged for chips and (if played) risked against the casino; player`s bankroll. Handle at table games is not accounted, in default of handle statistics, revenue accounting for these games starts with drop.
a steep, sudden change in the riverbed grade
a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
A steep, sudden vertical change in the riverbed. A drop taller than six feet is referred to as a "waterfall."
The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
1. Horizontal section on a vertical scaffold. 2. HVAC system term for the distance air has fallen vertically below an outlet at the point of the air's terminal velocity. Alternately, where the air velocity coming from an outlet decreases to 50 feet per minute.
Refers to the distance from the top of your boxspring to the floor. The drop on a BrylaneHome bedskirt is 14'', unless otherwise indicated.
An abrupt descent in a river. A pitch.
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
a short, well-defined rapid or section of a rapid. Named for the abrupt drop in elevation between the top and bottom of the rapid.
Keywords:  mobs, upt, night, lose, loot
assignment night at the end of Phase 3 UPT - the night that you get your aircraft and assignment
lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
An item found on a mob after killing it. - An item which can only be obtained by killing mobs.
A situation in which an equipment operator deposits a trailer or boxcar at a facility at which it is to be loaded or unloaded.
leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
A location where a trailer stops to load/unload merchandise.
Keywords:  waist, meashure, aver, trouser, ment
The difference between a man's chest and waist measurements.
a move in which the follower's head and/or shoulders are lowered below the leader's waist
The distance in inches between the chest meashure ment of a client & the waist measurement. The aver age is 6 to 8 inches
the greatest continuous drop experienced on the roller coaster.
The downwards slope on a roller coaster.
Keywords:  shot, defense, hurried, pool, centre
Bringing the ball back into play after striking the last shot out of bounds or into a water hazard etc.
A defensive strategy in which players protect the centre of the pool and attempt to block the shots on goal.
A defense in which players drop back to protect the center of the pool and attempt to block passes and shots.
Keywords:  album, shamen, moksha, debut, ninth
Drop is the ninth album by the band Bride.
Drop was the debut album by the Scottish band The Shamen, released in 1987 on their own Moksha label.
Keywords:  discard, ddrop, rdrop, xdrop, dup
to remove or discard a pick from the previous year's list to make room for a new selection. Also said of selections that lose a point on decade birthdays, e.g. passing from age 39 to 40, from seven points to six. "He dropped a point this year."
DROP discards the top value N on the stack. Standards: fig '79 '83 DUP DROP ( cancel each other out ) Related Words: DDROP 2DROP RDROP XDROP
Keywords:  spoon, biscuit, scoop, heaping, dough
To scoop dough with a spoon, or to scoop other things with measuring cups, making rounded or heaping piles.
Using a spoon to drop cake or biscuit mixture onto a baking tray.
Coaxial cable connecting the cable in the street to the subscriber's home and television set. Also see Cable Television System.
Wire that leads from customer's premises to cable connected with central office.
Slang term used for each cabling span pulled from a telecommunications closet.
Keywords:  scenery, flies, gallery, curtain, hung
A flat piece of scenery hung from the fly gallery, which can "drop" into place by a flying system.
a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
A large piece of fabric hung down onto the stage floor.
A type of movement in which one partner's body weight becomes partially or completely supported by the other, while at least one part of the supportee's body remains in contact with the floor.
Drops are techniques that allow breakdancers to transition down to the floor and begin performing downrock. Drops may be designed to look flashy, painful, or both. A wide variety of other movements can serve the same purpose, and others such as the kip-up can work in reverse, moving the breaker up from the floor.
Keywords:  shuttlecock
shuttlecock
Keywords:  liquorice
drop liquorice
To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.
To descend into a half pipe, terrain park or jump; to let go of something, (eg. Money, bladder contense, your gear, conversation or topic)
When a rider has been passed by another, or left behind.
To be dropped is to be left behind a breakaway or the peloton for whatever reason (usually because the rider cannot sustain the tempo required to stay with the group).[ edit
To leave another rider or riders behind by attacking. Losing contact with the group in which they are riding will drop fatigued riders. A sudden acceleration, often at the start of a sprint.
Keywords:  lsd, take, acid, describe, common
A common term used to describe the taking of LSD, as in "dropping acid."
take LSD
Keywords:  gutta
Same as Gutta.
Ornamental pendant. The tear-shaped termination to the lower ends of the second-story post of a framed overhang. Also known as a Pendill.
A casting defect caused by sand dropping from the cope or other overhanging section.
To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
to cease bidding when there are only two people who are still bidding. The bid is said to be "dropped on" the unfortunate soul who has taken the bid. Generally used only when the aforementioned person appears unable to make the bid. ("It was dropped on me!")
In the bidding process, when the last bidder (the shuffler) has to take the bid because the other three players passed, he has the bid "dropped" on him.
Keywords:  knock, weir, wagons, paddle, lower
A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.
To lower, as in dropping a paddle to shut off the flow of water through a lock or weir.
Lower suspended equipment.
Keywords:  offal, pelt, illicit, hide, slaughter
Body parts removed at slaughter—primarily hide (pelt), head, shanks, and offal.
a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
Keywords:  undone, fold, typo, conceding, conveyor
leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
The same as Folding, if you drop you are conceding the hand.
Also known as folding one's cards. When a player leaves the game.
A vertical ceiling panel, where the level of a ceiling changes.
A vertical change in a cave that requires vertical gear. Some varieties include big, short, wet, dry, crumbling, nasty, easy, and nuisance. Usually seen as a nuisance to all but overly excited beginners and truly diehard vertical cavers.
a small quantity (especially of a liquid); "one drop of each sample was analyzed"; "any child with a drop of negro blood was legally a negro"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"
Useable remnants of a stock length or piece of material components produced in normal cutting operations, this remnant does not appear in inventory quantities or values but is an asset to be maintained and utilized by those persons responsible for cutting materials for production use.
The drop is a unit of measure of volume, the amount dispensed as one drop from a dropper. It is often used in giving quantities of liquid drugs to patients, and occasionally in cooking.
Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.
a dose-dependent effect with the same timecourse as neurotoxicity, and is independent of the subjective effects
grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
The movement of the quarterback after the snap as he retreats into the backfield to set up to pass. 2. The movement of a defender as he retreats to cover a receiver downfield. 3. When the receiver lets the ball hit the ground after it has hit his hands on a forward pass.
Keywords:  twentieth
a twentieth of a mL
In a dollar roll transaction, the difference between the sale price of a mortgage-backed pass-through, and its repurchase price on a future date at a predetermined price.
With the dollar roll transaction the difference between the sale price of a mortgage-backed pass-through, and its re-purchase price on a future date at a predetermined price.
Difference between the prices in a dollar roll in 32nds on the two settlement dates. The drop is the price that the buyer of the roll is willing to pay to borrow the mortgage pass-through security for the time period of the roll.
Keywords:  bedrop, variegate, cover
To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
Keywords:  postgre, ddl, rdbms, sql, table
As in DROP TABLE, removes tables from the db. DROP TABLE EMPLOYEE
A DROP statement in SQL removes an object from a relational database management system (RDBMS). The types of objects that can be dropped depends on which RDBMS is being used, but most support the dropping of tables, users, and databases. Some systems (such as Postgre SQL) allow DROP and other DDL commands to occur inside of a transaction and thus be rolled back.
Keywords:  moeny, toke, box, underneath, campus
A container underneath the table into which paper currency is placed through a slot on the table's surface. This usually refers to the box that holds the house's moeny, rather than the dealer's tips. The latter is called a "toke box."
In campus buildings, the connector box used to connect your computer to the Ethernet.
Coins or bills in the drop box.
a central depository where things can be left or picked up
When you drop the shuttle, be sure it's on the other side of the net. You may apologize to your opponent about it, and ask him to pick it up and return it to you. There you have a point
Keywords:  gnoll, foe, defeated, did, guard
Used to refer to the "giving up" of items or money by a defeated foe. "What did the gnoll guard drop?"
the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
something you say (loudly, so all can hear!) to indicate that you are next to attempt a kicker or "dropping-in" to the halfpipe.
Keywords:  pushy, boss, rid, shed, clothes
get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
Keywords:  utter, hint, casually
utter casually; "drop a hint"
Keywords:  ganz, boyd, dog, article, training
An article placed on the track to be located by the dog. Can also be a food drop (used in training). (Ganz & Boyd)
A length of wallpaper cut to wall height ready for pasting.
The length of the spread from the top of the mattress to the desired length. Standard drops are as follows: Bedspread 21" Coverlets 12"
Keywords:  snake, birth, lamb, cow, morning
To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
For your snake to drop its eggs or give birth.
Frame time code - SMPTE time code format that continuously counts 30 frames per second, but drops two frames from the count every minute except for every tenth minute (drops 108 frames every hour) to maintain synchronization of time code with clock time. This is necessary because the actual frame rate of NTSC video is 29.94 frames per second rather than an even 30 frames.
shatter: dropping of unpollinated flowers and young fruits.
Deferred Retirement Option Plan
a program under which an employee retires
Deferred Retirement Option Program
Su. The first peaking section of a wave, where the surfer stands up and takes the initial drop. To be followed by a bottom turn or other maneuver.
Conference Calling feature enabling call initiator to drop someone from the call.
The initial part of the ride where you head to the base of the wave
a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
Keywords:  unexpectedly, moment, friend, old, come
To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
Keywords:  sags, voltage, across, circuit, slang
The amount of energy consumed when a device has resistance in its circuit. The voltage (E) measured across a resistance ® carrying a current (I). E=IR.
A slang word sometimes used to describe voltage sags or under voltages.
Keywords:  techsoup, expansion, org, want, wiring
A drop is the wiring put in place to allow a network connection in a specific place in an office. When installing a network, you may want to have more drops than you do computers, to allow for future expansion. Source: TechSoup.org
terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
Keywords:  wedlock, child, stop, associating, her
stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
A term associated with air attack. Refers to dropped cargo, firefighters, or retardant.
n. a pivoting or swinging dust cover, see also "increment"
a UK registered charity that supports water, sanitation and health projects worldwide
Keywords:  otc, hence, counter, longer, trading
Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.
Keywords:  hammer, press
A drop press or drop hammer.
Keywords:  jargon, army, level, change, another
change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
In policy debate, a drop refers to an argument which was not answered by the opposing team. Most judges will give extra or full weight to dropped arguments on the assumption that the other team agrees.
Keywords:  mod, wire, grid, geographical, adapter
Single channel attachment to the horizontal wiring grid (wall plate, coupling, MOD-MOD adapter).
a wire run from one geographical location to another
Keywords:  inkjet, substrate, strikes, packet, ink
The term used to designate an inkjet packet of ink when it is in the air before it strikes the substrate.
a small amount of liquid traveling in a space, and while often approximately spherical if no external forces are acting upon it, may have other shapes depending upon those other forces
A drop is a small volume of liquid, bounded completely or almost completely by free surfaces.
Keywords:  truck, bulk, fuel, station, delivery
A bulk delivery of fuel from a transport truck to a service station or other storage.
Keywords:  shrink, tumors, important, study, sign
a good sign, it is more important if the tumors shrink, which was not addressed in this study
Keywords:  surfing, wave, take, off, base
Surfing from the take off to the base of the wave
Keywords:  sail, denote, depth, sometimes
Used sometimes to denote the depth of a sail
Refers to submitting a committee report to the appropriate desk, as in "I dropped the bill at the desk at 6:20 p.m."
Shadow When an image casts a shadow. This effect helps to define the light source in a composition. Example
Keywords:  mission, ground
A ground mission.
A strategy in which a defender swims toward the goal to protect it from incoming offensive players.
All packets are dropped. The user is disconnected and may see the message Connection timed-out.
Keywords:  spend, pay, money
pay out; "spend money"
Keywords:  break, clean
a clean break
Keywords:  dimensions, stock, see
See Stock Dimensions.
Keywords:  pop, see
See Pop.
Keywords:  pot, taken, room, fixed, card
Fixed amount taken by the card room out of each pot.
Keywords:  letter, send, word, line
To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
Keywords:  stock, down, prices, value
go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
A connection point between a communicating device and a communications network.
Keywords:  top, page
page top
Keywords:  service, see
See Service Drop.