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crop

 (krŏp)
n.
1.
a. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group: Wheat is a common crop.
b. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place: an orchard that produced a huge crop of apples last year.
2. A group, quantity, or supply appearing at one time: a crop of new ideas.
3. A short haircut.
4. An earmark on an animal.
5.
a. A short whip used in horseback riding, with a loop serving as a lash.
b. The stock of a whip.
6. Zoology
a. A pouchlike enlargement of a bird's gullet in which food is partially digested or stored for regurgitation to nestlings.
b. A similar enlargement in the digestive tract of annelids and insects.
v. cropped, crop·ping, crops
v.tr.
1.
a. To cut or bite off the tops or ends of: crop a hedge; sheep cropping grass.
b. To cut (hair, for example) very short.
c. To clip (an animal's ears, for example).
d. To trim (a photograph or picture, for example).
2.
a. To harvest: crop salmon.
b. To cause to grow or yield a crop.
v.intr.
1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
2. To plant, grow, or yield a crop.
Phrasal Verb:
crop up
To appear unexpectedly or occasionally: "one of the many theories that keep cropping up in his story" (Christopher Lehmann-Haupt).

[Middle English, from Old English cropp, ear of grain.]

crop

(krɒp)
n
1. (Agriculture) the produce of cultivated plants, esp cereals, vegetables, and fruit
2. (Agriculture)
a. the amount of such produce in any particular season
b. the yield of some other farm produce: the lamb crop.
3. a group of products, thoughts, people, etc, appearing at one time or in one season: a crop of new publications.
4. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) the stock of a thonged whip
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) short for riding crop
6. (Zoology)
a. a pouchlike expanded part of the oesophagus of birds, in which food is stored or partially digested before passing on to the gizzard
b. a similar structure in insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates
7. (Tanning) the entire tanned hide of an animal
8. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a short cropped hairstyle. See also Eton crop
9. (Agriculture) a notch in or a piece cut out of the ear of an animal
10. the act of cropping
vb (mainly tr) , crops, cropping or cropped
11. to cut (hair, grass, etc) very short
12. (Agriculture) to cut and collect (mature produce) from the land or plant on which it has been grown
13. (Agriculture) to clip part of (the ear or ears) of (an animal), esp as a means of identification
14. (Agriculture) (also intr) to cause (land) to bear or (of land) to bear or yield a crop: the land cropped well.
15. (Agriculture) (of herbivorous animals) to graze on (grass or similar vegetation)
16. (Photography) photog to cut off or mask unwanted edges or areas of (a negative or print)
[Old English cropp; related to Old Norse kroppr rump, body, Old High German kropf goitre, Norwegian kröypa to bend]

crop

(krɒp)

n., v. cropped, crop•ping. n.
1. the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered: the wheat crop.
2. the yield of such produce in one season.
3. the yield of any product in a season.
4. a group of persons or things appearing or occurring together: the new crop of freshmen.
5. the stock or handle of a whip.
6. a short riding whip consisting of a stock without a lash.
7.
a. a pouch in the esophagus of many birds, in which food is held for later digestion or for regurgitation to nestlings.
b. a chamber in the foregut of some annelids and insects for holding and crushing food.
8. a mark produced by clipping the ears, as of cattle.
9. a close cutting of something, as the hair.
v.t.
10. to cut or bite off the top of (a plant, grass, etc.): sheep cropping the grass.
11. to cut off the ends or a part of: to crop the ears of a dog.
12. to cut short.
13. to trim (a photographic print or negative).
14. to cause to bear a crop.
v.i.
15. to yield a crop.
16. to feed by cropping or grazing.
17. crop out,
a. to rise to the surface of the ground: Veins of quartz crop out in the canyon walls.
b. to occur.
18. crop up, to appear, esp. suddenly or unexpectedly.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English: sprout, ear of corn, paunch, crown of a tree, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German kropp, Old High German kropf, Old Norse kroppr; compare croup2]

Crop

 the product or yield of anything growing; something resembling a crop; the offspring of animals and birds.
Examples: crop of beardless youths, 1830; of corn, 1440; of crystals; of petty discussions, 1862; of geese, 1825; of goose pimples; of lambs, 1825; of lies; of logs, 1879; of turkeys, 1825; of ulcers; of wheat, 1530.

crop


Past participle: cropped
Gerund: cropping

Imperative
crop
crop
Present
I crop
you crop
he/she/it crops
we crop
you crop
they crop
Preterite
I cropped
you cropped
he/she/it cropped
we cropped
you cropped
they cropped
Present Continuous
I am cropping
you are cropping
he/she/it is cropping
we are cropping
you are cropping
they are cropping
Present Perfect
I have cropped
you have cropped
he/she/it has cropped
we have cropped
you have cropped
they have cropped
Past Continuous
I was cropping
you were cropping
he/she/it was cropping
we were cropping
you were cropping
they were cropping
Past Perfect
I had cropped
you had cropped
he/she/it had cropped
we had cropped
you had cropped
they had cropped
Future
I will crop
you will crop
he/she/it will crop
we will crop
you will crop
they will crop
Future Perfect
I will have cropped
you will have cropped
he/she/it will have cropped
we will have cropped
you will have cropped
they will have cropped
Future Continuous
I will be cropping
you will be cropping
he/she/it will be cropping
we will be cropping
you will be cropping
they will be cropping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cropping
you have been cropping
he/she/it has been cropping
we have been cropping
you have been cropping
they have been cropping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cropping
you will have been cropping
he/she/it will have been cropping
we will have been cropping
you will have been cropping
they will have been cropping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cropping
you had been cropping
he/she/it had been cropping
we had been cropping
you had been cropping
they had been cropping
Conditional
I would crop
you would crop
he/she/it would crop
we would crop
you would crop
they would crop
Past Conditional
I would have cropped
you would have cropped
he/she/it would have cropped
we would have cropped
you would have cropped
they would have cropped

Crop

1. Another name for a fowl’s Craw.
2. A short riding whip.
3. Any plant grown extensively for food or profit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crop - the yield from plants in a single growing seasoncrop - the yield from plants in a single growing season
yield, output - production of a certain amount
fruitage - the yield of fruit; "a tree highly recommended for its fruitage"
2.crop - a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
cash crop - a readily salable crop that is grown and gathered for the market (as vegetables or cotton or tobacco)
catch crop - a crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season
cover crop - crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure
field crop - a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes; "cotton, hay, and grain are field crops"
root crop - crop grown for its enlarged roots: e.g. beets; potatoes; turnips
3.crop - a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
4.crop - the output of something in a season; "the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
end product, output - final product; the things produced
5.crop - the stock or handle of a whip
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
6.crop - a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
Verb1.crop - cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
cut - shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
2.crop - prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
knead, work - make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
overcrop, overcultivate - to exhaust by excessive cultivation; "the farmers overcropped the land"
3.crop - yield crops; "This land crops well"
bear, turn out - bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
4.crop - let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
grass - feed with grass
graze, pasture, browse, crop, range - feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
drift - drive slowly and far afield for grazing; "drift the cattle herds westwards"
5.crop - feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
eat, feed - take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
range - let eat; "range the animals in the prairie"
pasture, graze, crop - let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
6.crop - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth ofcrop - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
thin out - make sparse; "thin out the young plants"
shear - cut with shears; "shear hedges"
pollard, poll - convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
pinch, top - cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"
disbud - thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers

crop

noun
1. yield, produce, gathering, fruits, harvest, vintage, reaping, season's growth a fine crop of apples
2. batch, set, lot, pack, collection, bunch, group the present crop of books and documentaries on Marilyn Monroe
3. whip, stick, switch, cane She grabbed her riding hat and crop and led the way out.
verb
1. harvest, pick, collect, gather, bring in, reap, bring home, garner, mow I started cropping my beans in July.
2. graze, eat, browse, feed on, nibble I let the horse drop his head to crop the grass.
3. cut, reduce, trim, clip, dock, prune, shorten, shear, snip, pare, lop She cropped her hair and dyed it blonde.
crop up (Informal) happen, appear, emerge, occur, arise, turn up, spring up As we get older health problems often crop up.

crop

noun
The produce harvested from the land:
verb
1. To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising:
2. To collect ripe crops:
Translations
حَوْصَلـة الطيـورسَوْط قَصـيـرغَلَّـه، مَحْصـولقَصَّـة شَعـر قَصـيـرهمَحْصُول
plodinaspástúčes nakrátkoúrodavole
afgrødegræssehøstkort ridepiskkortklippet hår
rikoltaĵo
kupuleikatarajatasadonkorjuutypistää
usjev
begy
afurî; uppskerahestasvipakroppasarpurstuttklipping
農作物
농작물
derliusežiukasgurklyskultūrapasėlis
apcirptguzaīsi apcirpti matikultūranograuzt
hrvoľplodinaúčes nakrátko
pridelekžetev
skörd
ผลผลิต
ürünhasatkırbaçkırkmakkırpık/kısa kesilmiş saç
cây trồng

crop

[krɒp]
A. N
1. (= species grown) → cultivo m; (= produce) [of fruit, vegetables] → cosecha f; [of cereals] → cereal m (fig) → montón m
2. (Orn) → buche m
3. [of whip] → mango m; (= riding crop) → fusta f, látigo m de montar
B. VT (= cut) [+ hair] → cortar al rape; [animal] [+ grass] → pacer
C. CPD crop circle N círculo misterioso en los sembrados
crop dusting N = crop spraying crop rotation Nrotación f de cultivos
crop sprayer N (= device) → fumigadora f (de cultivos), sulfatadora f; (= plane) → avión m fumigador
crop spraying Nfumigación f aérea, aerofumigación f (de cultivos)
crop out VI + ADV (Geol) → aflorar
crop up VI + ADV
1. (Geol) → aflorar
2. (fig) (= arise) → surgir, presentarse
something must have cropped uphabrán tenido algún problema, habrá pasado or surgido algo
the subject cropped up during the conversationel tema surgió durante la conversación

crop

[ˈkrɒp]
n
(type of produce)culture f
cereal crop → culture céréalière
rice crop → culture de riz
(amount produced)récolte f
a good crop of apples → une bonne récolte de pommes
(= group) [students, young players] → génération f
the cream of the crop (= pick of the bunch) → le dessus du panier
(also riding crop) → cravache f
[bird] → jabot m
vt
[+ hair] → tondre
see also cropped
[animal] [+ grass] → brouter
crop up
vi [problem, question, issue] → se présenter; [subject] → survenir; [word, name] → être mentionné(e)
something has cropped up → il y a eu un imprévucrop circle ncercle m dans les blés (que certains attribuent à des interventions extra-terrestres)

crop

n
(= produce)Ernte f; (= species grown)(Feld)frucht f, → Nutzpflanze; (fig: = large number) → Schwung m; the cereal crops were destroyeddie Getreideernte wurde zerstört; the barley crop is looking gooddie Gerste steht gut; a good crop of fruit/potatoeseine gute Obst-/Kartoffelernte; the beef cropdie Rindfleischproduktion; to be in or under/out of cropbebaut/nicht bebaut sein; he grows a different crop every yearer baut jedes Jahr etwas anderes an; to bring the crops indie Ernte einbringen; a crop of students/problems (inf)eine Reihe von Studenten/Problemen
(of bird)Kropf m
(of whip)Stock m; (= hunting crop)Reitpeitsche f
(= hairstyle)Kurzhaarschnitt m; to give somebody a close cropjdm die Haare gehörig stutzen
vt hairstutzen; horse’s or dog’s tail alsokupieren; her husband was cropped from the photographihr Mann war auf dem Foto weggeschnitten; it’s best to keep the grass cropped shortman sollte das Gras kurz halten; the goat cropped the grassdie Ziege fraß das Gras ab; cropped hair, hair cropped shortkurz geschnittenes Haar

crop

:
crop circle
nKornkreis m
crop-dusting
nSchädlingsbekämpfung f (aus dem Flugzeug)
crop failure
nMissernte f

crop

:
crop rotation
nFruchtwechsel m
crop-sprayer
n (= person)Schädlingsbekämpfer(in) m(f); (= plane)Schädlingsbekämpfungsflugzeug nt; (= tractor)Schädlingsbekämpfungsfahrzeug nt, → Besprühungsfahrzeug nt
crop-spraying
nSchädlingsbekämpfung f (durch Besprühen)

crop

[krɒp]
1. n
a. (produce) → coltivazione f; (amount produced, of fruit, vegetables) → raccolto; (of cereals) → raccolto, messe f (fig) (of problems, applicants) → serie f inv
the crops → il raccolto
b. (of bird) → gozzo, ingluvie f
c. (of whip) → manico; (riding crop) → frustino
2. vt (cut, hair) → tagliare, rapare; (subj, animals, grass) → brucare
crop up vi + adv (fig) (arise) → sorgere, presentarsi
something must have cropped up → dev'essere capitato or successo qualcosa

crop

(krop) noun
1. a plant which is farmed and harvested. a fine crop of rice; We grow a variety of crops, including cabbages, wheat and barley.
2. a short whip used when horse-riding.
3. a (short) haircut. a crop of red hair.
4. (of certain birds) the first stomach, which hangs like a bag from the neck.
verbpast tense, past participle cropped
to cut or nibble short. The sheep crop the grass.
crop up
to happen unexpectedly. I'm sorry I'm late, but something important cropped up.

crop

مَحْصُول plodina afgrøde Feldfrucht συγκομιδή cosecha, cultivo vilja cultures usjev raccolto 農作物 농작물 gewas avling uprawa colheita урожай skörd ผลผลิต ürün cây trồng 农作物
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My head feels deliciously light and cool, and the barber said I could soon have a curly crop, which will be boyish, becoming, and easy to keep in order.
Across a long field that had been seeded for clover but that had produced only a dense crop of yellow mustard weeds, he could see the public highway along which went a wagon filled with berry pickers returning from the fields.
He only knew that he had first borrowed two hundred dollars, then another hundred, then fifty--that each time a bonus was added to the principal, and the debt grew faster than any crop he planted.
Hence, too, might be drawn a weighty lesson from the little-regarded truth, that the act of the passing generation is the germ which may and must produce good or evil fruit in a far-distant time; that, together with the seed of the merely temporary crop, which mortals term expediency, they inevitably sow the acorns of a more enduring growth, which may darkly overshadow their posterity.
Queequeg believed strongly in anointing his boat, and one morning not long after the German ship Jungfrau disappeared, took more than customary pains in that occupation; crawling under its bottom, where it hung over the side, and rubbing in the unctuousness as though diligently seeking to insure a crop of hair from the craft's bald keel.
If your crop comes shorter into market than any of theirs, you won't lose your bet, I suppose?
You must hire or squat somewhere, and raise but a small crop, and eat that soon.
Mythology is the crop which the Old World bore before its soil was exhausted, before the fancy and imagination were affected with blight; and which it still bears, wherever its pristine vigor is unabated.
I had been vaguely conscious, for a while, of a person who was walking in the street abreast of us; I had glanced furtively at him once or twice, and noticed that he was a fine, large, vigorous young fellow, with an open, independent countenance, faintly shaded with a pale and even almost imperceptible crop of early down, and that he was clothed from head to heel in cool and enviable snow-white linen.
He passed his fingers through his crop of short hair, and pressed them one at a time on the glass.
Well, there's one crop that never fails in Riverboro
Is the Yorkshire crop a particularly rich one just at present?