\dɹˈɒps], \dɹˈɒps], \d_ɹ_ˈɒ_p_s]\
Definitions of DROPS
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A medicine, the dose of which is measured by drops; to drop astern, in sailors language, to slacken the speed of a vessel to allow another to pass her, or to be passed by a vessel sailing faster; to drop down, to sail or move down a river; drop-scene, in a theatre, a curtain suspended by pulleys, and which is made to fall down in front of the stage.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- Belonging to, or characteristic of, a system of elementary education which combined manual training with other instruction, advocated and practiced by Jean Henri Pestalozzi (1746-1827), Swiss teacher. An advocate or follower the system of Pestalozzi. pes-ta-lot'si-an, adj. pertaining to graduated object-teaching as originated by Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1745-1827).