Definition of 'droplet'
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The droplets are so small that they are unable to split up the sunlight into the colours of the spectrum like a rainbow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They found that tiny droplets which can carry flu and cold germs were formed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Invisible channels in it then carry tiny droplets of flavour to the food. The Sun (2010)Their printer works by moulding tiny edible spheres together while liquid droplets with different flavours produce the taste. The Sun (2014)TB is spread by moisture droplets in the air, such as in coughs. The Sun (2007)For four to six hours after eating, the small droplets of it trigger fat receptors in your small intestine to tell your brain you are feeling full. The Sun (2010)The system can work only if there is already sufficient moisture in the air but, if there is, it induces billions of tiny droplets to form. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. droplet is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'droplet'
British English: droplet NOUN
A droplet is a very small drop of liquid.
Droplets of sweat were welling up on his forehead.
Definition of droplet from the Collins English Dictionary
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