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  1. choppingnoun

    The action by which something is chopped.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chopping

    of Chop

    Etymology: [See Chop to barter.]

  2. Choppingadjective

    stout or plump; large

    Etymology: [See Chop to barter.]

  3. Choppingadjective

    shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other; as, a chopping sea

    Etymology: [See Chop to barter.]

  4. Choppingnoun

    act of cutting by strokes

    Etymology: [See Chop to barter.]


  1. Chopping

    In hip hop music sampling, chopping is the "altering [of] a sampled phrase [or break] by dividing it into smaller segments and reconfiguring them in a different order."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chopping

    chop′ing, adj. stout, strapping, plump.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chopping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chopping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of chopping in a Sentence

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.

  2. Samit Aich:

    His (the home minister's) arbitrary attack could set a very dangerous precedent: every Indian civil society group is now on the chopping block.

  3. Wonder Kandenge:

    We are a small group and we're trying to reduce cutting and burning, but much more can be done. We need more resources, we are unarmed when we go to the forest and we meet people carrying pangas (big knives) and axes chopping down trees. How can we stop someone like that?

  4. Pioneer Woman:

    So on Sunday and Monday, I’m already chopping onions and carrots and celery for Thanksgiving. Every day I’m kind of working my way there. it just makes the day so much more fun because no one wants to go to a holiday party where the host is stressed, or she’s not there because she’s in the kitchen. I’m a big proponent of prepping ahead and planning ahead and the day-of, making it as easy as pie.

  5. Boko Haram:

    I think that it should be pointed out more often that Islamic State was more successful when its propaganda wing was less developed, remember it took all that territory in Syria and Iraq largely under the noses of the international community; it was only once they started chopping off our (American) citizens' heads and bragging about it over social media that the world really united against the group. And similarly Boko Haram was much more successful before it joined up with Islamic State and before it developed its savvy media outreach.

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