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drop·let

(drop'let),
A small drop, such as a particle of moisture discharged from the mouth during coughing, sneezing, or speaking; these may transmit infections while airborne to others.
[drop + -let, dim. suffix]

drop·let

(drop'lĕt)
A diminutive drop, such as a particle of moisture discharged from the mouth during coughing, sneezing, or speaking; these may transmit infections to others by their airborne passage.
[drop + -let, dim. suffix]

drop·let

(drop'lĕt)
A small drop, such as a particle of moisture discharged from the mouth during coughing, sneezing, or speaking.
[drop + -let, dim. suffix]

droplet

very small drop of fluid.

droplet nuclei
the finite particles of matter which are transmitted from animal to animal.
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Possible explanations for the stability of emulsified bitumen droplets include the existence of a viscoelastic interface and/or an electrically heterogeneous bitumen-water interface.
The real-time history of spray droplet characteristics was recorded, which showed the variation over a period of time as well as aiding in understanding online spray dynamics and recognizing the appearance of coarse droplets at the start-up of the atomization process.
2M grant that QuantaLife secured from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in September 2010 to support the development of Droplet Digital PCR technology for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, a major cause of staph infection in hospital patients.
The wind tunnel results show that the droplets produced by Corexit 9500 and Corexit 9527 were similar in size at the simulated 140-mph flight speed and that the droplets generally start to break up about 3 feet from a nozzle.
Much overspray and bounce of droplets can lead to poor transfer efficiency, waste of paint, and, sometimes, poor appearance.
Averaging the results of the droplet tests could produce results that were on par with venous blood tests, but tests on six to nine drops blood were needed to achieve consistent results, the findings showed.
Peculiarities of convective heating was highlight by modeling a water droplets of 278 K temperature at unsteady phase transformation mode in 500 K temperature humid gas flow ([[bar.
The composition of the scoria droplets was related to the local soil, not to soil from other continents, as one would expect from an intercontinental impact.
Droplets from patients' vomit and faeces are highly contagious.
The results revealed that some of the droplets existed in liquid form at temperatures as low as -46[degrees]C and lasted about a millisecond before freezing.
According to the research, the droplets 100 micrometers in diameter travel five times farther than previously estimated, while droplets 10 micrometers in diameter travel 200 times farther and those less than 50 micrometers in size can frequently remain airborne long enough to reach ceiling ventilation units.
00001 that it can studied the effects of velocity spray and droplet trajectory and then the steady solution of second phase is used to study the steady state o sprayed droplets.