Associations to the word «Crop»

Pictures for the word «Crop»


CROP, noun. A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or fuel or for any other economic purpose.
CROP, noun. The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants.
CROP, noun. A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time.
CROP, noun. The lashing end of a whip
CROP, noun. An entire short whip, especially as used in horse-riding; a riding crop.
CROP, noun. A rocky outcrop.
CROP, noun. The act of cropping.
CROP, noun. A short haircut.
CROP, noun. (anatomy) 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.
CROP, noun. (architecture) The foliate part of a finial.
CROP, noun. (archaic or dialect) The head of a flower, especially when picked; an ear of corn; the top branches of a tree.
CROP, noun. (mining) Tin ore prepared for smelting.
CROP, noun. (mining) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.
CROP, verb. (transitive) To remove the top end of something, especially a plant.
CROP, verb. (transitive) To cut (especially hair or an animal's tail or ears) short.
CROP, verb. (transitive) To remove the outer parts of a photograph or image in order to frame the subject better.
CROP, verb. (intransitive) To yield harvest.
CROP, verb. (transitive) To cause to bear a crop.
CROP CIRCLE, noun. An area in a field of crops where the stalks have been flattened into a circle or other geometric shape.
CROP CIRCLES, noun. Plural of crop circle
CROP OUT, verb. (geology) (intransitive) To appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal.
CROP OUT, verb. (intransitive) To come to light; to be manifest; to appear.
CROP OVER, noun. (Barbados) A traditional harvest festival in Barbados.
CROP ROTATION, noun. (agriculture) A farming practice in which the same land is used to grow different crops in successive seasons or years (when once the land would have been left fallow); used to prevent erosion and increase fertility.
CROP TOP, noun. A short T-shirt or blouse that is cut off above the abdomen.
CROP TOPS, noun. Plural of crop top
CROP UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To occur, especially suddenly or unexpectedly.

Dictionary definition

CROP, noun. The yield from plants in a single growing season.
CROP, noun. A cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale.
CROP, noun. A collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas".
CROP, noun. The output of something in a season; "the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores".
CROP, noun. The stock or handle of a whip.
CROP, noun. A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food.
CROP, verb. Cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short".
CROP, verb. Prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land".
CROP, verb. Yield crops; "This land crops well".
CROP, verb. Let feed in a field or pasture or meadow.
CROP, verb. Feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing".
CROP, verb. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden".

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