Synonyms for droplet

Grammar : Noun
Spell : drop-lit
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdrɒp lɪt

Définition of droplet

Origin :
  • c.1600, from drop (n.) + diminutive suffix -let.
  • noun small amount of liquid
Example sentences :
  • Then I noticed that not a droplet or smidgin of the jelly remained in the pot.
  • Extract from : « The Water Eater » by Win Marks
  • Not a plate nor a girder, not a fragment, not the most minute particle nor droplet of disrupted metal nor of condensed vapor.
  • Extract from : « Skylark Three » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • Put a droplet of this blood on a glass slide, cover with cover glass and examine with high power of the microscope.
  • Extract from : « Elementary Zoology, Second Edition » by Vernon L. Kellogg
  • They have managed to get one electron all by itself on a droplet of oil and they have seen how it made the oil behave.
  • Extract from : « Common Science » by Carleton W. Washburne
  • Under these conditions the pneumonic patient sprays plague bacilli into the air while coughing and droplet infection follows.
  • Extract from : « Plague » by Thomas Wright Jackson
  • That is, he found that by chipping, he could locate small bubbles up to an inch in diameter, each one with its droplet of water.
  • Extract from : « All Day September » by Roger Kuykendall
  • The Red Ant (Formica rufa) is singularly adroit in seizing the droplet left it by the plant-louse.
  • Extract from : « The Insect World » by Louis Figuier
  • Sparkling vapor, with perhaps here and there a droplet or two of material which had only been liquefied.
  • Extract from : « Triplanetary » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • The droplet sank slowly to the bottom with no apparent effect either way.
  • Extract from : « The Water Eater » by Win Marks
  • They consist of a minute droplet of protoplasm (mycroprotein) surrounded by a delicate cell membrane.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891 » by Various

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