RUPERTS DROP MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Ruperts drop Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A kind of glass drop with a long tail, made by dropping melted glass into water. It is remarkable for bursting into fragments when the surface is scratched or the tail broken; -- so called from Prince Rupert, nephew of Charles I., by whom they were first brought to England. Called also Ruperts ball, and glass tear.


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