Cropped
Crop Crop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cropped} (kr[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cropping}.] 1. To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap. [1913 Webster]

I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one. --Ezek. xvii. 22. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest. [1913 Webster]

Death . . . .crops the growing boys. --Creech. [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field. [1913 Webster]

4. to cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; -- of photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop her photograph up to the shoulders. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cropped — adj. 1. cut very short; as, her cropped hair. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having an unnecessary portion at the edges cut off; of photographs and other two dimensional images. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cropped — cropped; un·cropped; …   English syllables

  • cropped — [[t]krɒ̱pt[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Cropped items of clothing are shorter than normal. → See also crop Women athletes wear cropped tops and tight shorts …   English dictionary

  • -cropped — Intercrop In ter*crop , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. { cropped}; p. pr. & vb. n. { cropping}.] (Agric.) To cultivate by planting simultaneous crops in alternate rows; as, to intercrop an orchard. Also, to use for catch crops at seasons when the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cropped — adj. Cropped is used with these nouns: ↑hair, ↑pants …   Collocations dictionary

  • cropped — adjective (of land or soil) used for growing crops cropped soil • Similar to: ↑planted …   Useful english dictionary

  • cropped — Synonyms and related words: abbreviated, abridged, abstracted, bobbed, capsule, capsulized, clipped, compressed, condensed, curtailed, cut short, digested, docked, elided, elliptic, mowed, mown, nipped, pollard, polled, pruned, reaped, shaved,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cropped — adj. clipped, trimmed or cut off as by clipping; used for growing crops (said of land or soil) krÉ’p n. harvest, produce (Agriculture); group; sac like enlargement in the gullet of a bird which serves as a receptacle for partially digested food… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cropped pants — [ ,krapt pænts ] or ,crop pants noun plural wide pants that end just below the knee …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cropped pants — UK [ˌkrɒpt ˈpænts] / US [ˌkrɑpt ˈpænts] or crop pants UK / US noun [plural] wide trousers that end just below the knee …   English dictionary

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