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chop·per

 (chŏp′ər)
n.
1. One that chops: a vegetable chopper.
2. Archaeology A crudely flaked core tool, especially one of the early Paleolithic Period.
3. A device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation.
4. Informal A helicopter.
5. choppers Slang Teeth, especially a set of false teeth.
6. Informal A motorcycle, especially one that is customized.
7. Baseball A ground ball that is hit with a chopping swing, especially one that bounces high off the infield.
intr. & tr.v. chop·pered, chop·per·ing, chop·pers
Informal To travel by helicopter or transport (someone or something) by helicopter.
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chopper

(ˈtʃɒpə)
n
1. (Tools) chiefly Brit a small hand axe
2. (Tools) a butcher's cleaver
3. a person or thing that cuts or chops
4. (Aeronautics) an informal name for a helicopter
5. chiefly Brit a slang name for penis
6. (Electrical Engineering) a device for periodically interrupting an electric current or beam of radiation to produce a pulsed current or beam. See also vibrator2
7. (Automotive Engineering) a type of bicycle or motorcycle with very high handlebars and an elongated saddle
8. (Automotive Engineering) NZ a child's bicycle
9. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) obsolete slang chiefly US a sub-machine-gun
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chop•per

(ˈtʃɒp ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that chops.
2. a short ax with a large blade, used for cutting up meat; butcher's cleaver.
3. choppers, Slang. the teeth.
4. a helicopter.
5. a motorcycle.
v.i.
6. to travel by helicopter or motorcycle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chopper - a grounder that bounces high in the air
ground ball, groundball, grounder, hopper - (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
2.chopper - informal terms for a human `tooth'chopper - informal terms for a human `tooth'  
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
3.chopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead bladeschopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
vane, blade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
cargo helicopter - a helicopter that carries cargo
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
landing skid - one of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter
rotor - rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils; "there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"
shuttle helicopter - a helicopter that shuttles back and forth
single-rotor helicopter - a helicopter having a single rotor
skyhook - helicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects
4.chopper - a butcher's knife having a large square bladechopper - a butcher's knife having a large square blade
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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Translations
طائِرَه مَرْوَحِيَّهمَفْرَمَه، ساطور
sekáčekvrtulník
hakkemaskinehelikopter
chopperikopteripaloitteluveitsislaba
húsvágóbárd
òyrlasaxari, kjötöxi
vrtuľník

chopper

[ˈtʃɒpəʳ] N
1. (= axe) → hacha f; [of butcher] → tajadera f, cuchilla f
2. (= helicopter) → helicóptero m (Brit) (= bicycle) bicicleta de manillar alto y asiento alargado (US) (= motorbike) motocicleta de manillar alto y asiento alargado
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chopper

[ˈtʃɒpər] n (= helicopter) → hélico m chopping block [ˈtʃɒpɪŋblɒk] nbillot mchopping board [ˈtʃɒpɪŋbɔːrd] nplanche f à découper
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chopper

n
(= axe)Hackbeil nt
(inf: = helicopter) → Hubschrauber m
(= bicycle)BMX-Rad nt; (inf: = motorcycle) → Maschine f (inf)
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chopper

[ˈtʃɒpəʳ] n (of butcher) → mannaia (Aer) (fam) → elicottero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chop1

(tʃop) past tense past participle chopped verb
(sometimes with up) to cut (into small pieces). He chopped up the vegetables.
noun
a slice of mutton, pork etc containing a rib.
ˈchopper noun
1. an instrument for chopping.
2. a helicopter.
ˈchoppy adjective
(of the sea) rough.
ˈchoppiness noun
chop and change
to keep changing (especially one's mind).
chop down
to cause (especially a tree) to fall by cutting it with an axe. He chopped down the fir tree.
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