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drop

 [drop]
1. a minute sphere of liquid as it hangs or falls.
2. to descend or cause to descend.
3. a descent or falling below the usual position.

drop

(drop),
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
See also: drops.
2. A liquid globule.
See also: drops.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim.
See also: drops.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drŏp)
n.
a. A small amount of a liquid, drawn into a roughly spherical mass by surface tension.
b. The quantity of liquid contained in such a mass, especially when measured out by a dropper.
c. drops Liquid medicine administered in drops.
d. A small quantity of a liquid: There isn't a drop of milk left.
e. Informal An alcoholic drink: a man known to have a drop now and then.
v.tr.
1. To let fall in drops: drop the medicine into the ear.
2. To give birth to. Used of animals.

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as a unit of dosage, equivalent in the case of water to about 1 minim (20 drops are equal to 1 mL).
[A.S. droppan]

drop

(drop)
1. To fall, or to be dispensed or poured in globules.
2. A liquid globule.
3. A volume of liquid regarded as unit of dosage, equivalent in case of water to about 1 minim.
4. A solid confection in globular form, usually intended to be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
[A.S. droppan]

Patient discussion about drop

Q. Can Jantoven cause hemoglobin to drop?

A. Yes. In that case, you may consider consulting a doctor, since it may result from bleeding that may necessitate treatment.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

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The Andrew Balding-trained Indiana Blues is another who should come on for the drop back in trip at Newbury tomorrow.
As he pushed up, Paul Bracewell would instantly drop back in, covering Ratcliffe.
Full-back Jlloyd Samuel (knee) is touch and go and Gareth Barry may drop back from midfield to replace him if he's ruled out.
Torrance dropped shots at the first and second to drop back to one under before an eagle on the par five fifth brought him back to three under, but that was no longer good enough for the lead.
All too often, a blocker will raise up, run four yards, and then try to drop back into leverage position.
She's come out of that well and, as she shows so much speed, we expect the drop back to six furlongs will suit her.
I used to instruct Adrian Heath to line up in front of Graeme Sharp, but when the ball was played forward he would drop back behind him.
It would be catastrophic if we were to drop back into the Conference."
The plays from the Run and Shoot that we used in conjunction with the Wing T were the sprint to trips or single receivers, drop back (short, intermediate, long) screens and passes (sprint passes, drop-back passes, etc.)
It is probably best to ignore her latest seventh at Goodwood where the drop back to 6f didn't appear to suit and Varian now reaches for a first-time hood in an attempt to get her to settle.
He drops back in trip for the Newmarket race but Jones said: "With Saturn we don't consider the drop back to seven furlongs to be anything other than a good thing really.