Pronunciation: hǒp
v. i.1.To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.
[imp. & p. p. Hopped (hǒpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Hopping (hǒp"pĭng).]
2.To walk lame; to limp; to halt.
3.To dance.
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.
Hop, skip 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.
a short distance.
- Addison.
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 Trifolium procumbens).
Hop flea
(Zool.) a small flea beetle (Haltica concinna), very injurious to hops.
Hop fly
(Zool.) an aphid (Phorodon humuli), very injurious to hop vines.
Hop froth fly
(Zool.) 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 (Ostrya Virginica) the American ironwood; also, a European species (Ostrya vulgaris).
Hop moth
(Zool.) 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.
v. t.1.To impregnate with hops.
v. i.1.To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]
Noun1.hop - the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
2.hop - twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
Synonyms: hops
3.hop - an informal dance where popular music is played
Synonyms: record hop
Verb1.hop - jump lightly
Synonyms: hop-skip, skip
2.hop - move quickly from one place to another
3.hop - informal: travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.; "She hopped a train to Chicago"; "He hopped rides all over the country"
4.hop - make a quick trip especially by air; "Hop the Pacific Ocean"
5.hop - jump across; "He hopped the bush"
6.hop - make a jump forward or upward
1.(messaging)hop - 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.(networking)hop - 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.(jargon, networking)hop - To log in to a remote computer, especially via rlogin or telnet. "I'll hop over to foovax to FTP that."
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