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Verb
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crops, plural;
  1. Cut (something, esp. a person's hair) very short
    • - cropped blond hair
  2. (of an animal) Bite off and eat the tops of (plants)
    • - the horse was gratefully cropping the grass
  3. Cut the edges of (a photograph) in order to produce a better picture or to fit a given space

  4. Harvest (plants or their produce) from a particular area
    • - hay would have been cropped several times through the summer
  5. Sow or plant (land) with plants that will produce food or fodder, esp. on a large commercial scale
    • - the southern areas are cropped in cotton
    • - intensively cropped areas
Noun
  1. A cultivated plant that is grown as food, esp. a grain, fruit, or vegetable
    • - the main crops were oats and barley
  2. An amount of such plants or their produce harvested at one time
    • - a heavy crop of fruit
  3. An abundance of something, esp. a person's hair
    • - he had a thick crop of wiry hair
  4. The total number of young farm animals born in a particular year on one farm

  5. A group or amount of related people or things appearing or occurring at one time
    • - the current crop of politicians
  6. The entire tanned hide of an animal

  7. A hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short

  8. A pouch in a bird's gullet where food is stored or prepared for digestion

  9. A similar organ in an insect or earthworm


  1. cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
  2. the yield from plants in a single growing season
  3. a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
  4. cultivate: prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
  5. a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
  6. yield crops; "This land crops well"
  7. A crop is a non-animal species or variety that is grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, fuel or for any other economic purpose. Major world crops include maize (corn), wheat, rice, soybeans, hay, potatoes and cotton. ...
  8. A crop (or croup) is a thin-walled expanded portion of the alimentary tract used for the storage of food prior to digestion that is found in many animals, including gastropods, earthworms, leeches, insects, birds, and even some dinosaurs.
  9. Cisplatin resistance-associated overexpressed protein, also known as CROP, is a human gene.
  10. 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. ...
  11. A crop, sometimes called a riding crop or hunting crop, is a short type of whip without a lash, used in horseback riding, part of the family of tools known as horse whips.
  12. The Crop is a 2004 Australian comedy film set during the 1980's.
  13. A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or fuel or for any other economic purpose; The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants; A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time; The lashing end of a whip; An entire ...
  14. (Cropping) eliminating unwanted portions of a photo
  15. (Cropping) is gathering together to scrapbook at a home, scrapbook store, or convention. Such an event is called a crop. A person brings their own materials to create pages while socializing with other scrapbookers. An equivalent to a modern day “quilting bee”.
  16. (cropping) A method of discarding extraneous material from a digital image e.g. borders created during the scanning process.
  17. (Cropping) For artwork, cutting out the extraneous parts of an image, usually a photograph.
  18. (Cropping) the elimination of parts of a photograph or other original that are not required to be printed. Cropping allows the remaining parts of the image to be enlarged to fill the space.
  19. (Cropping) To reduce in size; to remove unwanted elements.
  20. (Cropping) Removing unwanted parts of an image
  21. (Cropping) omitting parts of an image when making a print or copy negative in order to improve the composition of the final image.
  22. (Cropping) This involves removing the outside edges of a photograph to remove excessive or irrelevant background content of a photo. This technique is often used to create interesting framing for images. Note that this is not the same as resizing, which keeps the image intact.
  23. (Cropping) To trim the ear leather and cause ears to stand erect
  24. Cropping is the trimming of an image to focus in an area of the image and discarding the unwanted areas. True cropping is generally carried out in graphics programs such as Photoshop or Corel Photo-Paint, where the image itself is trimmed.
  25. (cropping) cutting off or masking out an unwanted area of an image.