Recent Examples of raindrop from the Web
From the gentle pitter-patter of raindrops on a bedroom window to the loud honking of horns in the city, noises are all around us.
Here, for example, a race can start with nothing more than ominous clouds looming overhead, and about halfway through your first lap a single raindrop will spatter on your windshield.
Colonial Pipeline plans to limit key gasoline, diesel arteries Valero, Shell reduce deliveries to gas stations’ terminals Motorists far beyond Houston will feel the wrath of Hurricane Harvey, without seeing a single raindrop.
On Twitter, the writer Nicholson Baker is partial to close-ups of greenery encased in raindrops.
As a raindrop is pulled through the air by gravity, it is buffeted and distorted.
The hurricane likely would act like an air filter, trapping motes of dust in raindrops.
For now, that’s not a super high likelihood, with partly to mostly cloudy skies and a few raindrops a better bet.
Given everything, Hammond seemed oddly ebullient—drumming his thumbs on the steering wheel, whistling a little despite a few raindrops blossoming on the windshield.
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First Known Use of raindrop
before 12th century
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