Drop"ping (?), n.


The action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling.

2. pl.

That which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals.

Dropping bottle, an instrument used to supply small quantities of a fluid to a test tube or other vessel. -- Dropping fire, a continued irregular discharge of firearms. -- Dropping tube, a tube for ejecting any liquid in drops.


© Webster 1913.