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teardrop

[teer-drop] /ˈtɪərˌdrɒp/
noun
1.
a tear or something suggesting a tear:
A single teardrop rolled down her face.
2.
something shaped like a drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom, tapering to a point at the top.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; tear1 + drop
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tear drop in Medicine

teardrop tear·drop (tēr'drŏp')
n.

  1. A single tear.

  2. An object shaped like a tear.

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