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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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Making accurate predictions of pesticide droplet dispersal is desirable (19) and, therefore, we compared AGDISP model predictions to our downwind field data.
2006; Moran, 2007a), bitumen droplet coalescence is not wholly deterministic.
The droplet size using this technique can be measured up to 3000/[micro]m.
The success of the automated analysis is judged with figures that display the evolution of the square of droplet diameter, [D.
where: S is source term represents the rate of fuel at the liquid -gas interface due to the droplet impingement, splashing, evaporation or condensation.
The total ID remains at the lowest level under DV for all droplet residuals investigated.
The water droplet characterization was not examined for the setting of 0.
Droplet size plays a major role in determining where and how fast a compound will fall from an airplane, Hoffmann says.
The Droplet acquisition will augment Vivox's cross-platform communication capabilities, strengthening its video chat solution for mobile while minimizing the bandwidth, processing resources and power needed from the mobile network and device itself.
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.
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.