- a pouch in the esophagus of many birds, in which food is held for later digestion or for regurgitation to nestlings.
- a chamber or pouch in the foregut of arthropods and annelids for holding and partly crushing food.
verb (used with object), cropped or (Archaic) cropt; crop·ping.
verb (used without object), cropped or (Archaic) cropt; crop·ping.
- Geology, Mining. to rise to the surface of the ground: Veins of quartz crop out in the canyon walls.
- to become evident or visible; occur: A few cases of smallpox still crop out every now and then.
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Origin of crop
synonym study for crop
OTHER WORDS FROM cropcropless, adjectivenon·crop, adjectiveun·cropped, adjectivewell-cropped, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for crop
Urine contains the nutrients nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium—a trio known in agriculture as NPK—in soluble forms that plants can take up, similar to synthetic fertilizers widely used in crop production.Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
The heat has also brought storms of locusts, migratory pests that are infamous for destroying crops.
For example, an AI trained to spot signs of disease in high-quality medical images will struggle with blurry or cropped images captured by a cheap camera in a busy clinic.
The honeybees that serve as the hornets’ prey are crucial to pollinating crops, Spichiger said.
Some are expecting errors to crop up and padding in extra time to deal with them.‘This is the norm not the exception’: Why media buyers need to prepare for issues with Facebook’s Ads Manager|Kristina Monllos|November 9, 2020|Digiday
And Paris is far from alone, the word “Brooklyn” is cropping up all over the world.
Their family even went to the length of photoshopping Allen out of photographs, and cropping footage of him from family videos.What You Should Know About Woody Allen's Feud With Mia and Ronan Farrow|Marina Watts|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To help them on their way, new blogs, designers, and boutiques promoting Orthodox Jewish style have also been cropping up.Is Suri Cruise Launching a Fashion Line?; Keith Richards' Saint Laurent Tour Wardrobe Up For Sale|The Fashion Beast Team|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So third-party companies like HealthyWage are cropping up to help groups win cash for weight loss.
The paper does have a policy of cropping women out of photos.
I should be glad to be able to forget it, but now it's all cropping up again.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
Whether sold or farmed, the increasing value is maintained by cropping the land and securing additional revenue.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer
Cropping out from under the shabby houses of the town are walls made of massive blocks which speak of days of greatness.Vacation days in Greece|Rufus B. Richardson
Flowers spring up, and soft-eyed reindeer wander about cropping the short grass.Brooks's Readers, Third Year|Stratton D. Brooks
We cannot trifle with this reality, this cropping out in our planted gardens of the core of the world.
British Dictionary definitions for crop
- the amount of such produce in any particular season
- the yield of some other farm producethe lamb crop
- a pouchlike expanded part of the oesophagus of birds, in which food is stored or partially digested before passing on to the gizzard
- a similar structure in insects, earthworms, and other invertebrates
verb crops, cropping or cropped (mainly tr)
Word Origin for crop
Idioms and Phrases with crop
In addition to the idioms beginning with crop
- crop out
- crop up
- cream of the crop