dropout

  1. someone who quits school before graduation
  2. someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

dropout

noun someone who quits school before graduation
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Dropout

(bicycle part) a bicycle rear fork end that allows the rear wheel to be removed without first derailing the chain. The term dropout is often incorrectly used to refer to any fork end, but not all fork ends are dropouts.
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Dropout

[astronomy] In astronomy, dropout is a radiation source whose radiation intensity falls off sharply below a specific wavelength. The source will be easily visible when its light is filtered to wavelengths longer than the cutoff value, but will `drop out` of the image when it is filtered to wavelengths shorter than the threshold. This is a s...
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Dropout

[communications] A dropout is a momentary loss of signal in a communications system, usually caused by noise, propagation anomalies, or system malfunctions. For analog signals, a dropout is frequently gradual and partial, depending on the cause. For digital signals, dropouts are more pronounced, usually being sudden and complete, due to the...
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Dropout

[electrical engineering] Shot by MF Redstone ...
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Dropout

Halftone dots or fine lines eliminated from highlights by overexposure during camera work.
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Dropout

In a voltage regulator, the lower limit of the AC input voltage where the power supply just begins to experience insufficient input to maintain regulation. The dropout voltage for linears is quite load dependent. For most switchers it is largely design dependent, and to a smaller degree load dependent.
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Dropout

on a bike frame, the slots into which the front and rear wheel axles fit.
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dropout

on a bike frame, the slots into which the front and rear wheel axles fit.
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Dropout

The hair that drops out at the nape of the neck after you have cut length off. A Shlob always has a dropout when you take the ponytail down. I usually point
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dropout

[n] - someone who withdraws from a social group or environment 2. [n] - someone who quits school before graduation
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