drop-off drop-off

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
  2. (n) a steep high face of rock
  3. (n) a change downward

Usage(s):

  1. Elective surgeries are key moneymakers for hospitals, and even a small drop-off can cut deep into their profits.
  2. Byzantine drop-off rules at Goodwill or the Salvation Army can stymie would-be donors who want to clear their closets of ill-fitting, outdated or frayed clothes.
  3. A general manager at a computer outfit in the Northeast wondered about a worker's drop-off in productivity.

News

  1. Texas Gov. Rick Perry signs 'Merry Christmas' bill into law

    Communities around the Tri-State provide tree recyling drop-off sites. Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Kentucky Post

  2. Billboards promote York's gun drop-off program

    Reminders of York Mayor Kim Bracey's anonymous gun drop-off initiative are now in place.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  3. Drop off household hazardous waste on June 22 in Parsippany

    The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority will conduct a free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Computer/TV Drop-off event on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Ave.,...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Independent Press

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