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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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For example, two rays of white light, containing all visible wavelengths of light, entering at the same angle and exiting at the same angle, could take entirely different paths within a droplet. If one ray bounces three times, it has a longer path than a ray that bounces twice, so that it lags behind slightly before exiting the droplet.
Table 2 depicts the variation in CIV with volume of the water droplet and the aqueous N[H.sub.4]Cl droplet (of 3,000 [micro]S/cm) on gamma irradiated silicone rubber.
The contact angle and surface color of a sunflower oil droplet are shown in Figure 4.
* Vibrations decrease the critical droplet diameter from 5 mm (0.2 in) to 1 mm (0.04 in).
By integrating Maxwell's stress over the TCL the electrostatic force F acting on the droplet can be derived [18,20,21].
In this contribution we report on an optical droplet shutter, moved in or out of the optical path with different possible stationary positions.
The evaporation of PTFE colloid droplets is always accompanied by obvious coffee-ring effect on solid substrate (Figure 2), with the contact line of the droplet pinned during evaporation (Figures 4 and 5).
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When the equivalent radius of droplet ([R.sub.e]) is greater than the critical radius of the KH unstable wave ([R.sub.KH]), small droplets are assumed to be peeled off from parent droplets, [29].
The jumping droplet vapour chamber consists of two parallel plates: a superhydrophobic surface and a sponge-like (superhydrophilic) surface.
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.
"In paired droplet systems, most often, one droplet excited the other.