Chopping Chop"ping, n. Act of cutting by strokes. [1913 Webster]

{Chopping block}, a solid block of wood on which butchers and others chop meat, etc.

{Chopping knife}, a knife for chopping or mincing meat, vegetables, etc.; -- usually with a handle at the back of the blade instead of at the end. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chopping — Chop ping, a. [See {Chop} to barter.] Shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other; as, a chopping sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Chopping — Chop ping, a. [Cf. {Chubby}.] Stout or plump; large. [Obs.] Fenton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chopping — Chop Chop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chopping}.] [Cf. LG. & D. kappen, Dan. kappe, Sw. kappa. Cf. {Chap} to crack.] 1. To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; often with up. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chopping — Le chopping est une technique de l observation astronomique que l on traduit parfois ce thème par « modulation du fond ». Il permet de soustraire le fond thermique lors d observations astronomiques. Cette technique est utilisée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chopping — This interesting and unusual name has two, related, possible origins, both deriving from the Old French word chopine , an old (large) liquid measure contained approximately an English quart ; in Scotland a half pint. The surname from this source… …   Surnames reference

  • chopping — noun Chopping is used before these nouns: ↑board …   Collocations dictionary

  • chopping — chop·ping || tʃɒpɪŋ adj. cutting n. piece of meat that has been chopped off containing a bone (particularly rib); chopping action or stroke; ball that is hit to roll on the ground but bounces high in the air (Sports); short downward stroke… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chopping — /ˈtʃɒpɪŋ/ (say choping) adjective → choppy (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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