v. t.1.To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; - often with up.
[imp. & p. p. Chopped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chopping.]
2.To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; - usually with off or down.
Chop off your hand, and it to the king.
- Shak.
3.To seize or devour greedily; - with up.
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.
3.To interrupt; - with in or out.
v. t.1.To barter or truck.
2.To exchange; substitute one thing for another.
To chop logic
to dispute with an affected use of logical terms; to argue sophistically.
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.
n.1.A change; a vicissitude.
v. t. & i.1.To crack. See Chap, v. t. & i.
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.
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.
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.
Noun1.chop - a small cut of meat including part of a rib
2.chop - a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
Synonyms: chop shot
3.chop - a grounder that bounces high in the air
Synonyms: chopper
Verb1.chop - cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
Synonyms: chop up
2.chop - move suddenly
3.chop - strike sharply, as in some sports
4.chop - cut with a hacking tool
Synonyms: hack
5.chop - hit sharply
1.CHOP - channel op
2.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.


["Fast Code Generation Using Automatically-Generated Decision Trees", ACM SIGPLAN '90 PLDI].
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Chondrus crispus
choose up
-- Chop --
Chop dollar
chop down
chop of tea
chop off
chop shop
chop shot
chop steak
Chop suey
chop up
chop-suey greens
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