druːp n. hanging down, sagging, sinking v. sag, sink; wilt, drop, fall; let sink or drop

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  • drooping — drooping; un·drooping; …   English syllables

  • drooping — index languid, powerless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Drooping — Droop Droop (dr[=oo]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drooping}.] [Icel. dr[=u]pa; akin to E. drop. See {Drop}.] 1. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drooping — 1. noun An instance of something drooping 2. adjective That droops or droop. drooping flowers …   Wiktionary

  • drooping — adj. Drooping is used with these nouns: ↑eyelid, ↑lid …   Collocations dictionary

  • drooping — adjective 1. weak from exhaustion • Syn: ↑flagging • Similar to: ↑tired 2. hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness) • Syn: ↑droopy, ↑sagging …   Useful english dictionary

  • drooping — Synonyms and related words: anemic, asthenic, bagging, baggy, ballooning, bloodless, bowed down, cast down, chicken, collapsing, coming apart, cowardly, cracking, crumbling, dangling, dashed, debilitated, decadent, deciduous, declining,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • drooping —   Bent or hanging downward (abaxially), e.g. the leaflets of Ceratozamia kuesteriana, the leaves of Cycas lane poolei, and the lips of the terminal facets of the sporophylls of Encephalartos aplanatus.   See also declinate, deflexed.   Cf.… …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Drooping Brome — Bromus tectorum Drooping brome (Eu), Cheat Grass (N.Am) Left: Drooping Brome Bromus tectorum Right: Field Brome Bromus arvensis Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • drooping lily sign — a deformity seen on excretory urography of a duplex kidney, with the forcing of the lower collecting system and ureter outward and downward to resemble the shape of a drooping lily; it is caused by obstruction and dilation of the upper collecting …   Medical dictionary

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