chops, 3rd person singular present; chopped, past tense; chopped, past participle; chopping, present participle;
Cut (something) into small pieces with repeated sharp blows using an ax or knife
they chopped up the pulpit for firewood
finely chop the parsley
Remove by cutting
they chopped off all her hair
Cut through the base of (something, esp. a tree) with blows from an ax or similar implement, in order to fell it
the boy chopped down eight trees
the men were chopping at the undergrowth with machetes
Strike (a ball) with a short heavy blow, as if cutting at something
Abolish or reduce the size or extent of (something) in a way regarded as brutally sudden
their training courses are to be chopped
A downward cutting blow or movement, typically with the hand
an effective chop to the back of the neck
A thick slice of meat, esp. pork or lamb, adjacent to, and typically including, a rib
Crushed or ground grain used as animal feed
The broken motion of water, typically due to the action of the wind against the tide
we started our run into a two-foot chop
cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
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
a jaw; "I'll hit him on the chops"
form or shape by chopping; "chop a hole in the ground"
CHOP is the acronym for a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CHOP stands for cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin (doxorubicin), Oncovin (vincristine), and prednisone/prednisolone.
CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP), epsilon, also known as CEBPE and CHOP, is a type of ccaat-enhancer-binding protein. CEBPE is its human gene. It is pro-apoptotic.
A seal, in an East Asian context, is a general name for printing stamps and impressions thereof that are used in lieu of signatures in personal documents, office paperwork, contracts, art, or any item requiring acknowledgment or authorship. ...
A chop is a form of fiberglass consisting of short 6-8 inch lengths of glass that is shot out of a pneumatic gun with resin in to a mold. ...
A chop is a signature or identifying mark made by a furniture or cabinet maker to identify his work. In the 18th and 19th centuries, cabinet makers (sic) furniture makers were allowed to use their own individual chop to identify their work only when they had qualified as a Master Cabinetmaker. ...
Chops is a 3-ball (or club) juggling pattern based on the cascade but involving a semicircular carry performed with either one or both hands (Single Chops/Double Chops). Chops can be performed continuously, by one or both hands, or in single instances.
A cut of meat, often containing a section of a rib; A blow with an axe, cleaver, or similar utensil; A blow delivered with the hand rigid and outstretched; Ocean waves, generally caused by wind, distinguished from swell by being smaller and not lasting as long; A hand where two or more players ...
(chopped) Cut or diced into small pieces; Ground, having been processed by grinding; (slang) Having a vehicle's height reduced by horizontal trimming of the roofline; High on drugs
(chops) The mouth, jaws or jowl; A wind instrument player's embouchure; One's skill at musical interpretation and delivery; muscial performance ability; One's skill at any endeavor; The area where two tides meet and cause an irregular (choppy) sea; A pattern that involves carrying the ...
(Chopped) A hard-top car that has had its roof lowered.
(CHOPPED) A condition of body type in which there is an abrupt and sharp vertical fall from the top of the hip to the tail. Not well filled out and rounded.
(Chopped) A roof that's had sections removed from the pillars and welded back on in a lower position. A "two-inch chop" has had two vertical inches of metal removed.
(Chopped) Slang term referring to Chop-top.
(Chopped) To lower a hard top roof on a car, since you have to chop the roof.
(Chopped) [particle size] reduced by cutting with sharp-edged instruments (e.g., knives).
(chopped) past participle adjective (parsley, nuts, meat) haché.
(Chopping) Mechanical site preparation treatment whereby remaining vegetation is concentrated near the ground and incorporated into the soil to facilitate burning or establishment of seedlings.
(CHOPPING) a manner in which Plebes must move in Bancroft’s hail and stairways; Plebes chop by taking short, double-time steps (about 160-180 steps per minute).
(Chopping) A specific knife motion that involves pushing away from the body with the knife tip resting on the board and the food being fed to back part of the knife, typically used with the "claw" hand to protect against cuts and aid percision.