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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 drop /ˈdrɑp/
 (vt.)滴下,落下;使變弱,使下降(vi.)滴下,落下;下降,變弱落下,下降;滴,滴劑

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 drop /ˈdrɑp/ 名詞
 滴,量滴滴劑下垂,降落

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 drop
 放棄

From: Network Terminology

 drop
 降 滴 偶入

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drop v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dropped or Dropt; p. pr. & vb. n. Dropping.]
 1. To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill. “The trees drop balsam.”
    The recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.   --Sterne.
 2. To cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.
 3. To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.
    They suddenly drop't the pursuit.   --S. Sharp.
    That astonishing ease with which fine ladies drop you and pick you up again.   --Thackeray.
    The connection had been dropped many years.   -- Sir W. Scott.
    Dropping the too rough H in Hell and Heaven.   --Tennyson.
 4. To bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, etc.
 5. To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.
 6. To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
 7. To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
 8. To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
    Show to the sun their waved coats dropped with gold.   --Milton.
 To drop a vessel Naut., to leave it astern in a race or a chase; to outsail it.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drop, v. i.
 1. To fall in drops.
 The kindly dew drops from the higher tree,
 And wets the little plants that lowly dwell.   --Spenser.
 2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
    Mutilations of which the meaning has dropped out of memory.   --H. Spencer.
    When the sound of dropping nuts is heard.   --Bryant.
 3. To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
    The heavens . . . dropped at the presence of God.   --Ps. lxviii. 8.
 4. To fall dead, or to fall in death; as, dropping like flies.
    Nothing, says Seneca, so soon reconciles us to the thoughts of our own death, as the prospect of one friend after another dropping round us.   --Digby.
 5. To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
 6. To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
    Takes care to drop in when he thinks you are just seated.   --Spectator.
 7. To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.
 8. To fall short of a mark. [R.]
    Often it drops or overshoots by the disproportion of distance.   --Collier.
 9. To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.
 To drop astern Naut., to go astern of another vessel; to be left behind; to slacken the speed of a vessel so as to fall behind and to let another pass a head.
 To drop down Naut., to sail, row, or move down a river, or toward the sea.
 To drop off, to fall asleep gently; also, to die. [Colloq.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drop n.
 1. The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.
    With minute drops from off the eaves.   --Milton.
 As dear to me as are the ruddy drops
 That visit my sad heart.   -- Shak.
    That drop of peace divine.   --Keble.
 2. That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.
 3. Arch. (a) Same as Gutta. (b) Any small pendent ornament.
 4. Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something; as: (a) A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself. (b) A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck. (c) A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet. (d) A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.  (e) A drop press or drop hammer. (f) Mach. The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
 5. pl. Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.
 6. Naut. The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.
 7. Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.
 Ague drop, Black drop. See under Ague, Black.
 Drop by drop, in small successive quantities; in repeated portions. “Made to taste drop by drop more than the bitterness of death.” --Burke.
 Drop curtain. See Drop, n., 4. (d).
 Drop forging. Mech. (a) A forging made in dies by a drop hammer. (b) The process of making drop forgings.
 Drop hammer Mech., a hammer for forging, striking up metal, etc., the weight being raised by a strap or similar device, and then released to drop on the metal resting on an anvil or die.
 Drop kick Football, a kick given to the ball as it rebounds after having been dropped from the hands.
 Drop lake, a pigment obtained from Brazil wood. --Mollett.
 Drop letter, a letter to be delivered from the same office where posted.
 Drop press Mech., a drop hammer; sometimes, a dead-stroke hammer; -- also called drop.
 Drop scene, a drop curtain on which a scene is painted. See Drop, n., 4. (d).
 Drop seed. Bot. See the List under Glass.
 Drop serene. Med. See Amaurosis.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 drop
      n 1: a small quantity (especially of a liquid); "one drop of each
           sample was analyzed"; "any child with a drop of negro
           blood was legally a negro"; "there is not a drop of pity
           in that man" [syn: driblet]
      2: a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of
         low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
         [syn: bead, pearl]
      3: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57
         points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in
         pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices";
         "when that became known the price of their stock went into
         free fall" [syn: dip, fall, free fall]
      4: a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff
         overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: cliff, drop-off]
      5: a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and
         distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen
         property)
      6: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a
         miracle that he survived the drop from that height" [syn:
         fall]
      7: a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from
         the flies; often used as background scenery [syn: drop
         curtain, drop cloth]
      8: a central depository where things can be left or picked up
      9: the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would
         be successful"
      v 1: let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
      2: to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy
         targets"
      3: go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
      4: fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his
         knees" [syn: sink, drop down]
      5: terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican
         ticket"
      6: utter casually; "drop a hint"
      7: stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
         [syn: knock off]
      8: leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo; [syn: set
         down, put down, unload, discharge]
      9: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down
         a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers" [syn: fell,
         strike down, cut down]
      10: lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
      11: pay out; "spend money" [syn: spend, expend]
      12: lower the pitch of (musical notes) [syn: flatten] [ant: sharpen]
      13: hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The
          light dropped from the ceiling" [syn: dangle, swing]
      14: stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a
          child out of wedlock" [syn: dismiss, send packing, send
          away]
      15: let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the
          mixture" [syn: dribble, drip]
      16: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your
          clothes" [syn: shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw,
           throw off, throw away]
      17: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?";
          "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
          [syn: neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave out,
           overlook, overleap] [ant: attend to]
      18: change from one level to another; "She dropped into army
          jargon"
      19: grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the
          slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a
          shouting match" [syn: devolve, deteriorate, degenerate]
          [ant: recuperate]
      20: give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this
          morning"
      [also: dropping, dropped]