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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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Sampled large droplet counts for Appendix O freezing drizzle and freezing rain droplet size distributions (with MVD < 40 [micro]m and MVD > 40 [micro]m).
Such a separator can split the gas-liquid flow within the permissible value of droplet exhaust not exceeding 50 mg/[m.
Clayton Crowe& Martin Sommerfiled & Yutaka Tsuji, "Multiphase Flows With Droplet & Particles", CRS Press, 1998.
Early image processing techniques used for analog films of droplet combustion studies involved first manually digitizing each image using a Vanguard Motion Analyzer and tracing the boundary of the droplet with a digitizing pen on a Thomson plotting table (Stewart et al, 1969; Law and Williams, 1972).
Meanwhile, the “sticky” superhydrophobic surfaces still resist complete wetting but remain “sticky,” meaning that a water droplet on the surface has a minimal contact area but rolls off only after a strong force is applied.
An automated droplet flow cytometer reads each set of droplets after PCR at a rate of 32 wells per hour.
2009) found that the droplet dispersion and mixing under DV were much weaker compared with mixing ventilation (MV).
A purpose-built cooling rig was developed to examine the effects of water droplet size, velocity, and mass flow rate on cooling rate, surface quality, and polymer morphology during water spray cooling of polymers.
A UHF technique to identify the discharge initiated by a liquid droplet on epoxy nano-composite insulation material was proposed in previous studies [11].
TEHRAN (FNA)- Rock soil droplets formed by heating most likely came from Stone Age house fires and not from a disastrous cosmic impact 12,900 years ago, according to new research.