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dropper

noun drop·per \ˈdrä-pər\

: a glass or plastic tube that is used to measure out liquids by drops

Full Definition of DROPPER

1
:  one that drops
2
:  a short glass tube fitted with a rubber bulb and used to measure liquids by drops —called also eyedropper, medicine dropper
drop·per·ful \-ˌfl\ noun

Examples of DROPPER

  1. He put drops in his eyes with a dropper.

First Known Use of DROPPER

circa 1700

dropper

noun drop·per \ˈdräp-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DROPPER

:  a short glass tube fitted with a rubber bulb and used to measure liquids by drops—called also eyedropper, medicine dropper
drop·per·ful \-ˌfl\ noun

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