Definition of droplet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdräplət/ /ˈdrɑplət/

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  • A very small drop of a liquid.

    ‘droplets of water’
    • ‘Large droplets will quickly drop from the air to the ground, unless they hit another surface.’
    • ‘An emulsion is a mixture of two liquids in which one liquid forms tiny droplets suspended in the other.’
    • ‘Fog and mist are both made of tiny water droplets suspended in air.’
    • ‘It cleared the dust from the air and left water droplets hanging from eaves and leaves.’
    • ‘Five minutes later, he turns up in a worn, old car, droplets of water still clinging to his slapped-down hair.’
    • ‘The fine droplets of water falling on my head and shoulder actually felt nice.’
    • ‘The small water droplets have a large surface area which allows for a great deal of evaporation.’
    • ‘Close inspection revealed a tiny droplet of water at the tip of each dangling leaf.’
    • ‘Water droplets will merge more readily on the ground, as solid areas are an ideal surface for condensation to take place.’
    • ‘His greying hair was plastered to his head, and droplets of water ran slowly down his crooked nose, hanging from the end.’
    • ‘Water droplets rested on his face and eyelashes, as it dripped off his nose and chin.’
    • ‘A little water spilled over the blue top, speckling the darkly varnished wood with clear droplets of water.’
    • ‘As she headed toward the front door, droplets of water rained down on her from the sky.’
    • ‘The water took on an eerie hue as the cream colored droplets splashed into the water.’
    • ‘She rubbed her hands up and down her damp arms and flicked her head, sending droplets of water from her hair onto Charlie.’
    • ‘As fog blows through these structures, tiny water droplets are deposited onto the net.’
    • ‘His skin glistening with droplets of water as he wiped himself down with a towel, then wrapped it round his middle.’
    • ‘I turned my head cautiously, just enough so that he wouldn't be able to see a silhouette of water droplets.’
    • ‘Their clothes and hair stuck to their bodies and droplets of lake water ran down their arms, legs, and faces.’
    • ‘I started walking but stop when I felt a droplet of water fall on my forehead.’
    droplet, blob, globule, bead, bubble, tear, dot, spheroid, oval