droop : Definition, Usages, News and More

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droop

d roohp

  • n  a shape that sags
  • v  droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  • v  hang loosely or laxly
  • v  become limp

  • It works at first, but liquid silicone can't escape the laws of gravity, resulting eventually in an unsightly droop.
  • A change in droop setting at this time can cause a stall.
  • In the centre of the group was that irrepressible jack-in-the-box, droop-whiskered General Ma Chan-shan.
News & Articles

  • When making summer plans, leave some time unplanned
    “I have noticed that when I get just miserable, I relax, droop, slow down — a very slowing-down thing happens to me. I mentioned last night that being depressed is… Click to Continue »
    June 6, 2013 - The Cambrian
Quotes

  • Roger Ebert in Reuters Canada
    When I turn up in Urbana, I will be wearing a gauze bandage around my neck, and my mouth will be seen to droop. So it goes,Ebert wrote.
  • Tony La Russa in International Herald Tribune
    We drooped some and when you droop, bad things happen,La Russa said of the first, when the Pirates had two infield hits and a bloop single.
  • Chad Knaus in SportingNews.com
    We just had a little problem with the chain that holds the droop on the right rear,said Chad Knaus, Johnson's crew chief. "NASCAR didn't like it the way it was. It wasn't a big deal. We were trying to fix it and we just didn't have time."

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