- a lazy person
- a person who defaults on his debts
- (context, of an instrument) having a damped needle that stops without oscillation
- defeated or exhausted
- A graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves to show a measurement (such as speed).
- A clock face.
- A sundial.
- A panel on a radio etc showing wavelengths or channels; a knob that is turned to change the wavelength etc.
- A disk with finger holes on a telephone; used to select the number to be called.
- (transitive) To measure or indicate something with a dial.
- (transitive) To control or select something with a dial
- (transitive) To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone.
- (intransitive) To use a dial or a telephone.
noun (plural digital watches)
- A watch, usually electronic, that displays time in the form of numbers, rather than by a dial and hands.
- A common structural element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere.
- Anything shaped like an upset bowl, often used as a cover, e.g. a cake .
verb (draws, drawing, drew, drawn, )
- to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.
- She likes to draw the ocean.
- to pull out (a gun, a tooth)
- (upon): to rely on
- She had to upon her experience to solve the problem
- to determine the result of a lottery
- to end a game with neither side winning
- The result will be a if nobody scores soon. <!---Noun?
- A fall.
verb (drop, p, ing)
- That was a long , but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
- The space beyond a boundary into which someone or something could fall.
- On one side of the road was a 50-meter .
- (crime) A place where items may be left anonymously for others to collect.
- I left the plans at the , like you asked.
- A small mass of liquid, just large enough to fall away of its own weight.
- Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
- A small, round sweet/piece of candy.
- Lemon drops are delicious.
- (American football) A dropped pass
- Yet another for the Tiger tight end.
- (American football) Short for drop-back or drop back
- The Tiger quarterback took a one-step , expecting his tight end to be open.
- (intransitive) To fall.
- A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
- (intransitive) To fall in value.
- The stock dropped 1.5% on the news.
- (intransitive) To lower oneself quickly to the ground.
- Drop and give me thirty push-ups, Private!
- If your clothes are on fire, stop, and roll.
- (context, transitive) (ergative) To allow to fall.
- Don't that plate!
- (transitive) To get rid of.
- I dropped 10 pounds and an obnoxious fiance.
- (transitive) To eject, to remove.
- I've been dropped from the football team.
- (transitive) To fail to respond to an argument.
- The affirmative team dropped our arguments about the cost of the plan.
- (context, transitive, slang) To ingest a hallucinogen, particularly LSD.
- They had never dropped acid.
- (context, transitive, slang) To impart.
- I knowledge wherever I go.
- (transitive) To fail to pronounce.
- Cockneys their h's.
- (transitive) To kill.
- Make any sudden movements and I will you!
- 1865, E. Littell, The Living Age, page 613
- : ...with a single shot he dropped him like a master of the art.
- 1985, The Beastie Boys, Paul Revere
- : The piano player's out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got dropped...
- 1992, Dan Parkinson, Dust on the Wind, page 164
- : With a quick clench of the fist on Joey's throat, Bodie dropped him. The man crumpled to the ground...
- Daylight Saving Time