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noun as in small amount of liquid

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The researchers measured how many saline droplets reached a mouthpiece in the receiving manikin that represented its nose and throat.

The chicken froze, the droplets of condensation on its extremely expensive surface turning to light snow.

From Eater

Theoretically, wearing one masks over another could help protect you from incoming droplets, or others from the ones you expel.

From Quartz

Weissman says he tried 40 different carriers, including water droplets, sugar, and proteins from salmon sperm.

Highly contagious, RSV is transmitted through respiratory droplets, which can remain infectious for more than six hours on hard surfaces.

The part that we call our universe condensed out of that inflationary chaos like a water droplet forming out of a cloud of steam.

But floating out of reach are infinitely many other droplet universes as well.

What he actually said was that he was the “first droplet of the flood,” not blood.

The cruiser seemed to hang in the water, a tiny droplet of foam at her bow the only sign she was still in motion.

The Red Ant (Formica rufa) is singularly adroit in seizing the droplet left it by the plant-louse.

From time to time another droplet fell from the spear to join it.

They consist of a minute droplet of protoplasm (mycroprotein) surrounded by a delicate cell membrane.

Sparkling vapor, with perhaps here and there a droplet or two of material which had been only liquefied.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to droplet, such as: bead, globule, and tear.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.