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  13  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  make  a  quick  strike,  or  repeated  strokes,  with  an  ax  or 
  other  sharp  instrument. 
 
  2.  To  do  something  suddenly  with  an  unexpected  motion;  to 
  catch  or  attempt  to  seize. 
 
  Out  of  greediness  to  get  both  he  chops  at  the 
  shadow,  and  loses  the  substance.  --L'Estrange. 
 
  3.  To  interrupt;  --  with  in  or  out 
 
  This  fellow  interrupted  the  sermon,  even  suddenly 
  chopping  in  --Latimer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  D.  koopen  to  buy  See  {Cheapen},  v.  t., 
  and  cf  {Chap},  v.  i.,  to  buy.] 
  1.  To  barter  or  truck. 
 
  2.  To  exchange;  substitute  one  thing  for  another. 
 
  We  go  on  chopping  and  changing  our  friends. 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  {To  chop  logic},  to  dispute  with  an  affected  use  of  logical 
  terms;  to  argue  sophistically. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  purchase  by  way  of  truck. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  To  vary  or  shift  suddenly;  as  the  wind  chops 
  about 
 
  3.  To  wrangle;  to  altercate;  to  bandy  words 
 
  Let  not  the  counsel  at  the  bar  chop  with  the  judge. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  n. 
  A  change;  a  vicissitude.  --Marryat. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  crack.  See  {Chap},  v.  t.  &  i. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  chopping;  a  stroke. 
 
  2.  A  piece  chopped  off  a  slice  or  small  piece,  especially  of 
  meat;  as  a  mutton  chop. 
 
  3.  A  crack  or  cleft.  See  {Chap}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  n.  [See  {Chap}.] 
  1.  A  jaw  of  an  animal;  --  commonly  in  the  pl  See  {Chops}. 
 
  2.  A  movable  jaw  or  cheek,  as  of  a  wooden  vise. 
 
  3.  The  land  at  each  side  of  the  mouth  of  a  river,  harbor,  or 
  channel;  as  East  Chop  or  West  Chop.  See  {Chops}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chop  \Chop\,  n.  [Chin.  &  Hind.  ch[=a]p  stamp,  brand.] 
  1.  Quality;  brand;  as  silk  of  the  first  chop. 
 
  2.  A  permit  or  clearance. 
 
  {Chop  dollar},  a  silver  dollar  stamped  to  attest  its  purity. 
 
 
  {chop  of  tea},  a  number  of  boxes  of  the  same  make  and  quality 
  of  leaf. 
 
  {Chowchow  chop}.  See  under  {Chowchow}. 
 
  {Grand  chop},  a  ship's  port  clearance.  --S.  W.  Williams. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chop 
  n  1:  a  small  cut  of  meat  including  part  of  a  rib 
  2:  a  tennis  return  made  with  a  downward  motion  that  puts 
  backspin  on  the  ball  [syn:  {chop  shot}] 
  3:  a  grounder  that  bounces  high  in  the  air  [syn:  {chopper}] 
  v  1:  cut  into  pieces;  "Chop  wood"  [syn:  {chop  up}] 
  2:  move  suddenly 
  3:  strike  sharply,  as  in  some  sports 
  4:  cut  with  a  tool  [syn:  {hack}] 
  5:  hit  sharply 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  CHOP  /chop/  n.  [IRC]  See  {channel  op}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Chop 
 
  A  {code  generator}  by  Alan  L.  Wendt   
  for  the  {lcc}  {C}  compiler  {front  end}.  Version  0.6  is 
  interfaced  with  Fraser  and  Hanson's  {lcc}  {front  end}.  The 
  result  is  a  {C}  compiler  with  good  code  selection  but  no 
  {global  optimisation}.  Chop  can  currently  compile  and  run 
  small  test  programs  on  the  {VAX}.  The  {NS32k}  and  {68000} 
  code  generators  are  being  upgraded  for  lcc  compatibility. 
 
  {(ftp://beethoven.cs.colostate.edu/pub/chop/0.6.tar.Z)} 
 
  ["Fast  Code  Generation  Using  Automatically-Generated  Decision 
  Trees",  ACM  SIGPLAN  '90  PLDI]. 
 
  (1993-04-28) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CHOP 
 
  {channel  op} 
 
 




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