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  10  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  n.  [OE.  hepe,  AS  he['o]pe;  cf  OHG.  hiufo  a  bramble 
  bush.]  (Bot.) 
  The  fruit  of  a  rosebush,  especially  of  the  English  dog-rose 
  ({Rosa  canina}).  [Written  also  {hop},  {hep}.] 
 
  {Hip  tree}  (Bot.),  the  dog-rose. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  v.  t. 
  To  impregnate  with  hops.  --Mortimer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  v.  i. 
  To  gather  hops. 
 
  Usage:  [Perhaps  only  in  the  form  {Hopping},  vb  n.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  n.  [OE.  hoppe;  akin  to  D.  hop,  hoppe,  OHG.  hopfo,  G. 
  hopfen  cf  LL  hupa,  W.  hopez,  Armor.  houpez  and  Icel. 
  humall  SW  &  Dan.  humle.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  climbing  plant  ({Humulus  Lupulus}),  having  a 
  long,  twining,  annual  stalk.  It  is  cultivated  for  its 
  fruit  (hops). 
 
  2.  The  catkin  or  strobilaceous  fruit  of  the  hop,  much  used  in 
  brewing  to  give  a  bitter  taste. 
 
  3.  The  fruit  of  the  dog-rose.  See  {Hip}. 
 
  {Hop  back}.  (Brewing)  See  under  1st  {Back}. 
 
  {Hop  clover}  (Bot.),  a  species  of  yellow  clover  having  heads 
  like  hops  in  miniature  ({Trifolium  agrarium},  and  {T. 
  procumbens}). 
 
  {Hop  flea}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  flea  beetle  ({Haltica 
  concinna}),  very  injurious  to  hops. 
 
  {Hop  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  aphid  ({Phorodon  humuli}),  very 
  injurious  to  hop  vines. 
 
  {Hop  froth  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  hemipterous  insect 
  ({Aphrophora  interrupta}),  allied  to  the  cockoo  spits.  It 
  often  does  great  damage  to  hop  vines. 
 
  {Hop  hornbeam}  (Bot.),  an  American  tree  of  the  genus  {Ostrya} 
  ({O.  Virginica})  the  American  ironwood;  also  a  European 
  species  ({O.  vulgaris}). 
 
  {Hop  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  moth  ({Hypena  humuli}),  which  in  the 
  larval  state  is  very  injurious  to  hop  vines. 
 
  {Hop  picker},  one  who  picks  hops. 
 
  {Hop  pole},  a  pole  used  to  support  hop  vines. 
 
  {Hop  tree}  (Bot.),  a  small  American  tree  ({Ptelia 
  trifoliata}),  having  broad,  flattened  fruit  in  large 
  clusters,  sometimes  used  as  a  substitute  for  hops. 
 
  {Hop  vine}  (Bot.),  the  climbing  vine  or  stalk  of  the  hop. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hopped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hopping}.]  [OE.  hoppen  to  hop,  leap,  dance,  AS  hoppian 
  akin  to  Icel.  &  Sw  hoppa,  Dan.  hoppe,  D.  huppelen  G. 
  h["u]pfen.] 
  1.  To  move  by  successive  leaps,  as  toads  do  to  spring  or 
  jump  on  one  foot;  to  skip,  as  birds  do 
 
  [Birds]  hopping  from  spray  to  spray.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  walk  lame;  to  limp;  to  halt.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  dance.  --Smollett. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  n. 
  1.  A  leap  on  one  leg,  as  of  a  boy;  a  leap,  as  of  a  toad;  a 
  jump;  a  spring. 
 
  2.  A  dance;  esp.,  an  informal  dance  of  ball.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Hop},  {skip}  (or  {step}),  {and  jump},  a  game  or  athletic 
  sport  in  which  the  participants  cover  as  much  ground  as 
  possible  by  a  hop,  stride,  and  jump  in  succession. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hop 
  n  1:  the  act  of  hopping  (jumping  upward  or  forward  (especially  on 
  one  foot)) 
  2:  twining  perennials  having  cordate  leaves  and  flowers 
  arranged  in  conelike  spikes  [syn:  {hops}] 
  3:  an  informal  dance  where  popular  music  is  played  [syn:  {record 
  hop}] 
  v  1:  jump  lightly  [syn:  {skip},  {hop-skip}] 
  2:  move  quickly  from  one  place  to  another 
  3:  informal:  travel  by  means  of  an  aircraft,  bus,  etc.;  "She 
  hopped  a  train  to  Chicago";  "He  hopped  rides  all  over  the 
  country" 
  4:  make  a  quick  trip  esp.  by  air;  "Hop  the  Pacific  Ocean" 
  5:  jump  across  "He  hopped  the  bush" 
  6:  make  a  jump  forward  or  upward 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  hop  1.  n.  [common]  One  file  transmission  in  a  series  required 
  to  get  a  file  from  point  A  to  point  B  on  a  store-and-forward  network. 
  On  such  networks  (including  {UUCPNET}  and  {FidoNet}),  an  important 
  inter-machine  metric  is  the  number  of  hops  in  the  shortest  path  between 
  them  which  can  be  more  significant  than  their  geographical  separation. 
  See  {bang  path}.  2.  v.  [rare]  To  log  in  to  a  remote  machine,  esp.  via 
  rlogin  or  telnet.  "I'll  hop  over  to  foovax  to  FTP  that." 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  hop 
 
  1.    One  point-to-point  transmission  in  a  series 
  required  to  get  a  message  from  point  A  to  point  B  on  a  {store 
  and  forward}  network.  On  such  networks  (including  {UUCPNET} 
  and  {FidoNet}),  an  important  inter-machine  metric  is  the  hop 
  count  of  the  shortest  path  between  them  This  can  be  more 
  significant  than  their  geographical  separation. 
 
  Each  {exclamation  mark}  in  a  {bang  path}  represents  one  hop. 
 
  2.    One  direct  host-to-host  connection  forming 
  part  of  the  route  between  two  hosts  in  a  {routed}  {network} 
  such  as  the  {Internet}.  Some  {protocols}  place  an  upper  limit 
  on  the  hop  count  in  order  to  detect  routing  loops. 
 
  3.    To  {log  in}  to  a  {remote}  computer, 
  especially  via  {rlogin}  or  {telnet}.  "I'll  hop  over  to  foovax 
  to  FTP  that." 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1997-06-25) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  HOP 
  Homecast  Open  Protocol  (WLAN,  Alation  Systems) 
 
 




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