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[ahy-drop-er] /ˈaɪˌdrɒp ər/
a dropper, especially one for applying eye drops.
Origin of eyedropper
1935-40; eye + dropper Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for eyedropper
  • He then invited them to take an eyedropper and test their guesses.
  • Distribute one cotton ball, one eyedropper, and one cup of water to each pair.
  • Clear the eyedropper by carefully and gently squeezing the contents onto a damp paper towel.
  • Using a sterile eyedropper pipette, collect saliva and place in a small sterile container which can be sealed securely.
  • Have a student fill an eyedropper full of water from the container and water one flower or vegetable with it.
  • With an eyedropper, drop one drop of water from the half-cup onto a small plate.
  • Direct them to remove any excess water with an eyedropper and add it back to the original cup.
  • Use an eyedropper or two stiff pieces of paper to pick up droplets and place into a leak-proof plastic bag.
  • Wear rubber gloves and scoop it onto a sheet of paper or suck it up with an eyedropper.
  • Volumetric pipettes, eyedropper, volumetric flasks and graduated cylinders.
eyedropper in Medicine

eyedropper eye·drop·per (ī'drŏp'ər)
A dropper for administering liquid medicines, especially one for dispensing medications into the eye.

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