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
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
Origin: [See Chap.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chop, v.t. to cut with a sudden blow: to cut into small pieces: (Milton) to change: to exchange or barter: (Milton) to trade in: to bandy words.—v.i. to change about: to shift suddenly, as the wind.—n. a blow: a piece cut off: a slice of mutton or pork, containing a rib: a change: vicissitude.—ns. Chop′-house, a house where mutton-chops and beef-steaks are served: an eating-house; Chop′per, one who or that which chops: a cleaver; Chop′ping-knife, a knife for chopping or mincing meat.—adj. Chop′py, full of chops or cracks: running in irregular waves—also Chop′ping.—Chop and change, to buy and sell: to change about; Chop at, to aim a blow at; Chop in, to break in, interrupt; Chop logic, to dispute in logical terms: to bandy words; Chop up, to cut into small pieces.—A chop-logic (Shak.), a contentious fellow. [A form of Chap.]
chop, n. the chap or jaw, generally used in pl.: a person with fat cheeks: the mouth of anything, as a cannon.—adj. Chop′-fall′en, lit. having the chop or lower jaw fallen down: cast-down: dejected. [See Chap (3).]
chop, n. in China and India, an official mark or seal: a license or passport which has been sealed. [Hind. chhāp, seal, impression.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[IRC] See channel op.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'CHOP' in Verbs Frequency: #1104
The numerical value of CHOP in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of CHOP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
If every pork chop were perfect, we wouldn't have hot dogs.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.
He would be better off replacing the high-salt bacon with a grass-produced pork chop.
If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe.
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Translations for CHOP
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- накълцвам, сечащ удар, сека, пържола, уволнение, котлет, отсичам, цепяBulgarian
- zerhacken, Hieb, abhacken, Kotelett, hacken, schlagenGerman
- παϊδάκι, λιανίζω, κοψίδι, τσεκουριά, τέμνω, πελεκώ, χτύπημα, κόβω, τεμαχίζω, μπριζόλα, απόλυσηGreek
- chuleta, picar, tajar, cortar, tajadaSpanish
- ریز ریز کردنPersian
- isku, hakata, potkut, irti, pilkkoa, aallokko, kyljysFinnish
- découper, égalité, côtelette, atemi, couper, hacherFrench
- felvág, darabolHungarian
- colpo d'ascia, costata, braciola, licenziamento, costoletta, tagliare, alla pari, colpo, taglioItalian
- hachéierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- siekać, kroićPolish
- picar, deceparPortuguese
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