dropoff

drop-off

[drop-awf, -of]
noun
1.
a vertical or very steep descent: The trail has a drop-off of several hundred feet.
2.
a decline; decrease: Sales have shown a considerable drop-off this year.
3.
a place where a person or thing can be left, received, accommodated, etc.: a new drop-off for outpatients.
adjective
4.
applied when a rented vehicle is left elsewhere than at the point of hire: to pay a drop-off charge.

Origin:
1955–60; noun, adj. use of verb phrase drop off

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drop-off

noun
1. a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality" [syn: slump
2. a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: cliff
3. a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales" [syn: decrease] [ant: increase
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