|1.||a small tube having a rubber bulb at one end for drawing up and dispensing drops of liquid|
|2.||a person or thing that drops|
|3.||angling a short length of monofilament by which a fly is attached to the main trace or leader above the tail fly|
|4.||(Austral), (NZ) a batten attached to the top wire of a fence to keep the wires apart|
dropper drop·per (drŏp'ər)
A device that produces drops, especially a small tube with a suction bulb at one end for drawing in a liquid and releasing it in drops. Also called instillator.