a tear or something suggesting a tear:
A single teardrop rolled down her face.
something shaped like a drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom, tapering to a point at the top.
teardrop tear·drop (tēr’drŏp’)
A single tear.
An object shaped like a tear.
- Tear duct
noun 1. the nontechnical name for lacrimal duct
verb (used with object), tore or (Archaic) tare, torn or (Archaic) tare, tearing. 1. to pull apart or in pieces by force, especially so as to leave ragged or irregular edges. Synonyms: rend, rip, rive. Antonyms: mend, repair, sew. 2. to pull or snatch violently; wrench away with force: to tear wrappings from a package; […]
adjective 1. full of tears; weeping. 2. causing tears: the tearful story of his poverty. adjective 1. about to cry 2. accompanying or indicative of weeping: a tearful expression 3. tending to produce tears; sad
verb (used with object), tear-gassed, tear-gassing. 1. to subject to tear gas. noun 1. a gas that makes the eyes smart and water, thus producing a temporary blindness, used in modern warfare, to quell riots, etc. noun 1. any one of a number of gases or vapours that make the eyes smart and water, causing […]