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chopper

[ chop-er ]
/ ˈtʃɒp ər /
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noun
verb (used without object)
Informal.
  1. to travel by helicopter: We choppered into midtown from the airport.
  2. to travel by motorcycle.
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Origin of chopper

1545–55; 1950–55 for def. 5; chop1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for chopper

chopper
/ (ˈtʃɒpə) /

noun
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Scientific definitions for chopper

chopper
[ chŏpər ]

A crudely flaked, unifacial core tool, especially one associated with the Oldowan stone culture of the early Paleolithic Period.
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