dropping : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v let fall to the ground
- v to fall vertically
the bombs are dropping on enemy targets
- v go down in value
- v fall or descend to a lower place or level
- v terminate an association with
- v utter with seeming casualness; drop names"
- v stop pursuing or acting
- v leave or unload
- v cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
- v lose (a game)
- v pay out
- v lower the pitch of (musical notes)
- v hang freely
- v stop associating with
- v let or cause to fall in drops
- v get rid of
- v take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
- v omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
- v leave undone or leave out
- v change from one level to another
- v fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
- v grow worse
- v give birth; used for animals
- s coming down freely under the influence of gravity
the eerie whistle of dropping bombs
- Giuliani, in Florida concession speech, talked about his effort in the past tense, but said nothing explicit about dropping out -- or The Deal.
- By dropping out now, she has done a favor for the state Republican Party.
- By the second week of the year, diet searches begin a precipitous fall, dropping 32% within the first few days of the New Year, only to briefly recover in the summer months for .
News & Articles
- Huntsville Lakers dive in, cruise to big victory
After dropping a meet against Bryan last week in Aggieland, the Huntsville Lakers bounced back in a big way against Lee County on Saturday morning.
June 16, 2013 - The Huntsville Item
- DROPPING LEVELS: Some Saylorville Boat Ramps Reopened
Dropping water levels at Saylorville Lake mean some of the boat ramps have reopened. Lakeview Main and High water, Cherry...
June 13, 2013 - WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
- Iowa River To Begin Dropping Today, River Ban To Be Lifted
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa - The Iowa River will start dropping today as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake begins reducing the outflow in the river. The Corps announced this morning that they are reducing the outflow at the lake to 14,000 cubic feet per second at 10 a.m.
June 13, 2013 - KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids
- Kobe Bryant in FanHouse
We have a challenge, obviously down 3-2,said Bryant, speaking more seriously. "We let a couple of opportunities slip away (dropping Games 4 and 5 in Boston after leading 2-1), but it is what it is. Now, you go home. You've got two games at...
- Joe Biden in Jewish Herald-Voice
It's legitimate for Israel to say, 'I don't know what's on that ship. These guys are dropping eight - 3,000 rockets on my people,Biden said.
- Robert Gates in Guardian Unlimited
Without good intelligence, just sending large numbers of troops across the border (from Turkey) or dropping bombs doesn't seem to make much sense to me,Gates said.