Associations to the word «Hopper»


HOPPER, noun. A temporary storage bin, filled from the top and emptied from the bottom, often funnel-shaped.
HOPPER, noun. A funnel-shaped section at the top of a drainpipe used to collect water, from above, from one or more smaller drainpipes.
HOPPER, noun. One who hops.
HOPPER, noun. Various insects
HOPPER, noun. A grasshopper or locust, especially:
HOPPER, noun. The immature form of a locust.
HOPPER, noun. The larva of a cheese fly.
HOPPER, noun. A leafhopper.
HOPPER, noun. An artificial fishing lure.
HOPPER, noun. (slang) A toilet.
HOPPER, noun. An escapement lever in a piano
HOPPER, noun. A Sri Lankan food made from a fermented batter of rice flour, coconut milk, and palm toddy or yeast.
HOPPER, noun. (obsolete) The game of hopscotch.
HOPPER, proper noun. A surname​.
HOPPER BOY, noun. A rake in a mill, moving in a circle to spread meal for drying, and to draw it over an opening in the floor, through which it falls.
HOPPER CRYSTAL, noun. (mineralogy) A mineral crystal whose interior space is empty

Dictionary definition

HOPPER, noun. Funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below.
HOPPER, noun. Someone who hops; "at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children".
HOPPER, noun. A machine used for picking hops.
HOPPER, noun. Terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping.
HOPPER, noun. (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground.

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