Definition of droplet in English:



  • A very small drop of a liquid.

    ‘droplets of water’
    • ‘His skin glistening with droplets of water as he wiped himself down with a towel, then wrapped it round his middle.’
    • ‘It cleared the dust from the air and left water droplets hanging from eaves and leaves.’
    • ‘Five minutes later, he turns up in a worn, old car, droplets of water still clinging to his slapped-down hair.’
    • ‘A little water spilled over the blue top, speckling the darkly varnished wood with clear droplets of water.’
    • ‘As fog blows through these structures, tiny water droplets are deposited onto the net.’
    • ‘The small water droplets have a large surface area which allows for a great deal of evaporation.’
    • ‘Fog and mist are both made of tiny water droplets suspended in air.’
    • ‘Water droplets will merge more readily on the ground, as solid areas are an ideal surface for condensation to take place.’
    • ‘The water took on an eerie hue as the cream colored droplets splashed into the water.’
    • ‘An emulsion is a mixture of two liquids in which one liquid forms tiny droplets suspended in the other.’
    • ‘Water droplets rested on his face and eyelashes, as it dripped off his nose and chin.’
    • ‘Their clothes and hair stuck to their bodies and droplets of lake water ran down their arms, legs, and faces.’
    • ‘I started walking but stop when I felt a droplet of water fall on my forehead.’
    • ‘Close inspection revealed a tiny droplet of water at the tip of each dangling leaf.’
    • ‘As she headed toward the front door, droplets of water rained down on her from the sky.’
    • ‘Large droplets will quickly drop from the air to the ground, unless they hit another surface.’
    • ‘I turned my head cautiously, just enough so that he wouldn't be able to see a silhouette of water droplets.’
    • ‘His greying hair was plastered to his head, and droplets of water ran slowly down his crooked nose, hanging from the end.’
    • ‘The fine droplets of water falling on my head and shoulder actually felt nice.’
    • ‘She rubbed her hands up and down her damp arms and flicked her head, sending droplets of water from her hair onto Charlie.’
    blob, globule, bead, bubble, tear, dot, spheroid, oval
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