Definitions for CHOPtʃɒp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
choptʃɒp(v.; n.)chopped, chop•ping
(v.t.)to cut or sever with one or more quick, heavy blows, using a sharp tool (often fol. by down, off, etc.):
to chop down a tree.
to make or prepare for use by so cutting:
to chop logs.
to cut into smaller pieces; mince (often fol. by up):
to chop up celery.
to hit with a sharp, downward stroke.
(v.i.)to make one or more quick, heavy strokes, as with an ax.
to deliver or administer a sharp, downward blow or stroke.
to go, come, or move suddenly or violently.
(n.)an act or instance of chopping.
a short downward cut, blow, or stroke.
a piece chopped off.
an individual cut or portion of lamb, mutton, pork, or veal, usu. containing a rib.
crushed or ground grain used as animal feed.
a short irregular motion, as of a wave.
rough, turbulent water, as of a sea or lake.
Origin of chop:
1350–1400; ME; var. of chap1
to turn, shift, or change suddenly, as the wind.
to vacillate; change one's mind.
Origin of chop:
1425–75; var. of obs. chap barter, ME chappen,chepen, OE cēapian to trade, der. of cēap sale, trade (see cheap )
Usu., chops. the jaw. the lower part of the cheek; the flesh over the lower jaw.
chops, the oral cavity; mouth. Slang. the embouchure or technique necessary to play a wind instrument. Slang. technical virtuosity in playing a musical instrument.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of chop:
1350–1400; ME; perh. identical with chop1
a stamp or seal used as an identification mark, esp. in the Far East.
quality, class, or grade:
a musician of the first chop.
Origin of chop:
1605–15; < Hindi chāp impression, stamp
the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
"the boat headed into the chop"
a small cut of meat including part of a rib
"I'll hit him on the chops"
chop, chop shot(noun)
a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
a grounder that bounces high in the air
chop, chop up(verb)
cut into pieces
"Chop wood"; "chop meat"
form or shape by chopping
"chop a hole in the ground"
strike sharply, as in some sports
cut with a hacking tool
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to cut into pieces
Chop the onion.
a small piece of meat with a bone
a lamb/pork chop
a downward cutting movement
***She cut it with a chop of the knife.
to cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; -- often with up
to sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; -- usually with off or down
to seize or devour greedily; -- with up
to make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument
to do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize
to interrupt; -- with in or out
to barter or truck
to exchange; substitute one thing for another
to purchase by way of truck
to vary or shift suddenly; as, the wind chops about
to wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words
a change; a vicissitude
to crack. See Chap, v. t. & i
the act of chopping; a stroke
a piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop
a crack or cleft. See Chap
a jaw of an animal; -- commonly in the pl. See Chops
a movable jaw or cheek, as of a wooden vise
the land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbor, or channel; as, East Chop or West Chop. See Chops
quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop
a permit or clearance
CHOP is the acronym for a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CHOP consists of: ⁕Cyclophosphamide, an alkylating agent which damages DNA by binding to it and causing cross-links ⁕Hydroxydaunorubicin, an intercalating agent which damages DNA by inserting itself between DNA bases ⁕Oncovin, which prevents cells from duplicating by binding to the protein tubulin ⁕Prednisone or prednisolone, which are corticosteroids.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[IRC] See channel op.
British National Corpus
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Translations for CHOP
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(in plural) the jaws or mouth, especially of an animal
the wolf's chops.
- فَكِّ الحَيَوانArabic
- queixadaPortuguese (BR)
- čelisti, tlamaCzech
- die Kiefer (pl.)German
- σαγόνι (συν. ζώου)Greek
- آرواره؛ پوزهFarsi
- वार, काटHindi
- kjálki, kjafturIcelandic
- (특히 동물의) 턱Korean
- kjeve, kjeftNorwegian
- آرواره؛ پوزهPersian
- د ليو پوزهPashto
- käft, käkarSwedish
- (動物的)顎或嘴Chinese (Trad.)
- جبڑا یا منہUrdu
- hàm động vậtVietnamese
- 颚或嘴Chinese (Simp.)
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