Crossword clues for crop
- Beans, e.g.
- Trim, as a photograph
- The yield from plants in a single growing season
- The stock or handle of a whip
- A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
- Clip, as a photo
- Beans or wheat
- Photo editor's order
- Kind of duster
- Jockey's aid
- Horseman's whip
- Snip a snap
- Trim a photo
- Product harvested
- Farmer's pride
- Farmer's concern
- This may need dusting
- Rural payoff
- Excise parts of photos
- Bird's pouch
- Cut a photo
- Cut close
- ___ up (appear)
- Item held by a jockey
- Whip handle
- Whip part
- Shear, as hair
- Riding whip
- Jockey's need
- Cut off
- Equestrian need
- Cut, as a picture
- Field yield
- Appear, with "up"
- Field goal?
- What's harvested
- Jockey's whip
- It may need dusting
- Farmer's output
- Cut short, maybe
- Equestrian equipment
- Dusting target
- Wheat, barley or beans
- Wheat or soybeans
- Photoshop option
- Cut down, as a photo
- Corn, wheat or soybeans
- Cut short
- Photoshop command
- Seasonal yield
- Wheat or corn
- Trim, as a photo
- Bit of riding gear
- Rice, for one
- Alfalfa or buckwheat
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Crop \Crop\, v. i. To yield harvest. To crop out.
(Geol.) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal.
To come to light; to be manifest; to appear; as, the peculiarities of an author crop out.
To crop up, to sprout; to spring up; to appear suddenly. ``Cares crop up in villas.``
Crop \Crop\ (kr[o^]p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of a bird, Ir. & Gael. sgroban. Cf. Croup, Crupper, Croup.]
The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.
The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree. [Obs.] ``Crop and root.''
That which is cropped, cut, or gathered from a single felld, or of a single kind of grain or fruit, or in a single season; especially, the product of what is planted in the earth; fruit; harvest.
Lab'ring the soil, and reaping plenteous crop, Corn, wine, and oil.
Grain or other product of the field while standing.
Anything cut off or gathered.
Guiltless of steel, and from the razor free, It falls a plenteous crop reserved for thee.
Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.
(Arch.) A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial. [Obs.]
Tin ore prepared for smelting.
Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.
A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.
Neck and crop, altogether; roughly and at once. [Colloq.]
Crop \Crop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cropped (kr[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cropping.]
To cut off the tops or tips of; to bite or pull off; to browse; to pluck; to mow; to reap.
I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one.
--Ezek. xvii. 2
2. Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.
Death . . . .crops the growing boys.
To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.
to cut off an unnecessary portion at the edges; -- of photographs and other two-dimensional images; as, to crop her photograph up to the shoulders.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English cropp "bird's craw," also "head or top of a sprout or herb." The common notion is "protuberance." Cognate with Old High German kropf, Old Norse kroppr. Meaning "harvest product" is c.1300, probably through the verbal meaning "cut off the top of a plant" (c.1200).
"cut off the top of a plant," c.1200, from crop (n.). The general meaning of "to cut off" is mid-15c. Related: Cropped; cropping. Women's fashion crop top is attested from 1984.
Etymology 1 n. 1 A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder(,) or fuel or for any other economic purpose. 2 The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants. 3 A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time. 4 The lashing end of a whip 5 An entire short whip, especially as used in horse-riding; a riding crop. 6 A rocky outcrop. 7 The act of #Verb. 8 A short haircut. 9 (context anatomy English) A pouch-like part of the alimentary tract of some birds (and some other animals), used to store food before digestion, or for regurgitation; a craw. 10 (context architecture English) The foliate part of a finial. 11 (context archaic or dialect English) The head of a flower, especially when picked; an ear of corn; the top branches of a tree. 12 (context mining English) Tin ore prepared for smelting. 13 (context mining English) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface. Etymology 2
vb. 1 (context transitive English) To remove the top end of something, especially a plant. 2 (context transitive English) To cut (especially hair or an animal's tail or ears) short. 3 (context transitive English) To remove the outer parts of a photograph or image in order to frame the subject better. 4 (context intransitive English) To yield harvest. 5 (context transitive English) To cause to bear a crop.
n. the yield from plants in a single growing season [syn: harvest]
a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
the output of something in a season; "the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
the stock or handle of a whip
a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food [syn: craw]
v. cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
yield crops; "This land crops well"
A crop, sometimes called a riding crop or hunting crop, is a short type of whip without a lash, used in horse riding, part of the family of tools known as horse whips.
A crop (sometimes also called a croup or a craw, or ingluvies) is a thin-walled expanded portion of the alimentary tract used for the storage of food prior to digestion. This anatomical structure is found in a wide variety of animals. It has been found in birds, some non-avian dinosaurs, and in invertebrate animals including gastropods (snails and slugs), earthworms, leeches, and insects.
A crop is a short hairstyle worn with the hair cut very close to the head. It is frequently sported by both men and women, though the style is usually only named as a crop when sported by a woman. Men entering the armed forces in many countries have their hair cropped during Recruit Training. In the Western world, cropping the head of a prisoner was traditionally a symbol of their subjugation and a deterrent to escape.
Cisplatin resistance-associated overexpressed protein, also known as CROP, is a human gene.
A crop is a plant grown and harvested for agricultural use.
Crop may also refer to:
- Crop (anatomy), a dilation of the esophagus that stores and softens food
- Crop (implement), a modified whip used in horseback riding or disciplining humans (as punishment or in BDSM)
- Crop factor, a multiplier factor in digital imaging, compared to 35mm film camera focal length
- Crop (hairstyle), a woman's short hairstyle
- CROP (polling firm), a Canadian polling and market research company
- Cropping (punishment), the removal of a person's ears as a punishment
- Cropping (animal), cutting the ears of an animal shorter, usually trimming to shape the pinnae
- Cropping (image), to remove unwanted outer parts of an image
- Scrapbooking, also called cropping, the creation of cards and or scrap-books in unique and creative ways as a hobby
The acronym CROP may stand for:
- Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific
- Church Rural Overseas Program, a former initiative of Church World Service, whose name survives in CWS' CROP Walk fundraising events
CROP Inc. is a Canadian polling and market research firm based in Montreal, Canada. The company was founded in 1965 by Yvan Corbeil, who saw a disconnect between Toronto-based polling firms and the realities of Quebec society.
The company's political opinion polls are often cited in Quebec news media.
Usage examples of "crop".
The valley wanted to get everything to market in one generation, indifferent to the fate of those who should come after-the passes through the mountains being choked by cars carrying to the coasts crops from increasing acreage of declining productivity or the products of swiftly disappearing forests or the output of mines that must soon be exhausted.
He had ridden out with her once in the first week, and seemed to take pride in showing her the acreage belonging to the plantation, the fields in cane and food crops, the lay of the lands along the river.
The soils of Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, that have produced hardwood timber, have unusually high adaptation to the growth of this plant, and as the snow usually covers the ground in these areas in winter, the crop may be relied upon with much certainty.
States named, it would probably be correct to say that the highest adaptation is found in New York and Pennsylvania, particularly the former, in many parts of which excellent crops are grown.
Because wanting to convince anyone that there was no Amadis in the world or any of the adventuring knights who fill the histories, is the same as trying to persuade that person that the sun does not shine, ice is not cold, and the earth bears no crops, for what mind in the world can persuade another that the story of Princess Floripes and Guy de Bourgogne is not true, or the tale of Fierabras and the Bridge of Mantible, which occurred in the time of Charlemagne, and is as true as the fact that it is now day?
For weeks agricultural experts and aeronautical scientists investigated the strange whirligig patterns left in crops flattened along a narrow strip three-quarters of a mile long.
The only way to water the crops was to somehow extract enough moisture from the airsome was available, but difficult to isolate, especially with very small natural temperature changes in the Maracandan atmosphere.
For similar reasons, the requirements, without excluding other evidence, of a chemical analysis as a condition precedent to a suit to recover damages resulting to crops from allegedly deficient fertilizers is not deemed to be arbitrary or unreasonable.
But down there, in the fields, the most common crop is a special breed of amaranth that our xenobiologist developed for us.
Rice and wheat were feeble and undependable crops here, but the amaranth is so hardy that we have to use herbicides around the fields to keep it from spreading.
He directly rushed to his field, where little green heads were already appearing, and by means of a great cloth, he managed to protect his crop.
There was neither arable land nor implements to grow anything like adequate crops.
Thanks to a chance sheltering in a dense crop of araucaria this young male had survived the tornado, suffering no worse injury than a snapped rib.
Tyler Argosy talked about the abundance of crops available, about the miracle of growing things throughout the year.
He kept an eye on things while Justin was away, but his special interest was several hundred arpents of land given over to the cultivation of Sea Island cotton, a departure from the sugarcane that was the staple crop of the plantation.