Droplet vs Pellet - What's the difference?

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Droplet is a related term of pellet.

As nouns the difference between droplet and pellet

is that droplet is a very small drop while pellet is a small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.

As a verb pellet is

to form into pellets.



(en noun)
  • A very small drop.
  • Derived terms

    * droplet infection




    (en noun)
  • A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.
  • a pellet of wood, paper, or ore
  • A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
  • Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.
  • (heraldiccharge) A roundel sable (black circular spot; also called ogress).
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To form into pellets
  • To strike with pellets
  • Synonyms

    *(to form into pellets) pelletize ----