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letter dropped at beginning of word aphaeresis , aphesis
initial letter or sound dropped from word apheresis
letter dropped at end of word apocope
bomb consisting of a canister that is dropped from a plane and that opens to release a cluster of bomblets (usually fragmentation bombs) over a wide area cluster bomb
bomb dropped from air, releasing explosives widely cluster bomb
biscuit made from dough with enough milk that it can be dropped from a spoon drop biscuit
(football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground dropkick
agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops dropping zone , drop zone
letter dropped at beginning or end in pronunciation elision
(during World War II in Britain) someone whose duty was to watch for fires caused by bombs dropped from the air fire watcher
(during World War II in Britain) watching for fires started by bombs that dropped from the sky fire watching
port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima
descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped lightening
rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places) litter
projecting parapet supported by corbels on a medieval castle; has openings through which stones or boiling water could be dropped on an enemy machicolation
English breed of small terrier with a straight wiry grizzled coat and dropped ears Norfolk terrier
(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground punt , punting
one of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor riding bitt
fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire safety curtain
tower of a kind once used to make shot; molten lead was poured through a sieve and dropped into water shot tower
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