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Definition 1: a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands - [noun denoting body]

Samples where teardrop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his story brought tears to her eyes

Synonyms for teardrop in the sense of this definition

(teardrop is a kind of ...) a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

"he had a drop too much to drink" "a drop of each sample was analyzed" "there is not a drop of pity in that man" "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"

(... is part of teardrop) saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball

(teardrop is made of the substance ...) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

Definition 2: anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring) - [noun denoting shape]

(teardrop is a kind of ...) a shape that is spherical and small

"he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops" "beads of sweat on his forehead"

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