drop-off

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

drop–off

noun \ˈdräp-ˌf\

: a very steep downward slope

: a very large decrease in level or amount

: the act of taking someone or something to a place and then leaving : the act of dropping someone or something off

Full Definition of DROP-OFF

1
:  a very steep or perpendicular descent
2
:  a marked dwindling or decline <a drop–off in attendance>
3
:  the act or an instance of making a usually brief deposit or delivery <drop–off points along the route>

First Known Use of DROP-OFF

1923

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