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drop cookie a cookie made by dropping dough from a spoon onto the baking sheet, rather than by shaping or rolling it.
drop curtain a stage curtain that is lowered and raised rather than drawn to or from the sides.
drop-down menu a menu in a computer program interface whose title is visible but whose contents are revealed only when the title is clicked on, allowing a user to choose an item on the menu.
drop-forge to shape (heated metal) with a drop hammer.
drop forging an object made by drop-forging metal.
drop hammer a powered machine consisting of an anvil, on which heated metal is held, and a heavy weight that is raised and then allowed to drop on the metal in order to shape it.
drop in to come for a casual visit, often without arranging to in advance (often fol. by "on").
drop kick a kick, formerly used in football, in which the kicker drops the ball and kicks it as it begins to rebound. (Cf. place kick, punt1.)
drop-kick to kick with or make a drop kick.
drop leaf a hinged board attached to the end of a table, which can be used to make the surface larger and which folds down when not in use.
droplet a small drop, as of water.
drop-off a sudden, sharp slope. [2 definitions]
drop off to drive (someone) to a place and let them get out of the vehicle there. [3 definitions]
dropout someone who has quit school, esp. high school, without graduating. [2 definitions]
drop out to stop participating in something; quit (school or other non-job activity).
drop over to come from a relatively near place to another place for a casual visit.
dropper a device, usu. consisting of a tube that narrows at one end and a bulb for producing suction at the other, used for taking up a liquid and dispensing it in drops.
drop press see "drop hammer."
drop (someone) a line to write a brief letter or note to (someone).
dropsy an abnormal medical condition characterized by the building up of watery fluid such as lymph or serum in body tissues or cavities.
droshky a low open horse-drawn carriage used primarily in Russia, or a similar vehicle.