chopper

  1. a grounder that bounces high in the air
  2. informal terms for a human `tooth'
  3. an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
  4. a butcher's knife having a large square blade

chopper

Waters:U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coastal Waters from Florida to Cape Cod; Atlantic coast of South America, Portugal, and Africa; coast of Australia Description (in water): This silver-skinned school fish can weigh from 3 to 10 lbs. Description (in market): The edible skin is usually left on the flesh, which ranges in color from white to silver-gray. The meat is rich and fatty with a fine, soft texture and long flake. The flavor is mild on the day of the catch yet gains in strength a day or two late…...

Chopper

Chopper is slang for a helicopter.
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Chopper

USS Chopper was an American Balao Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1945 which saw action during the Second World War. USS Chopper was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots, carried a complement of 75 and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and...
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chopper

[n] - informal terms for a human `tooth`
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Chopper

Chop'per noun One who, or that which, chops.
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chopper

pearly noun informal terms for a human `tooth`
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chopper

noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
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Chopper

• (n.) One who, or that which, chops.
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Chopper

A fast electrostatic beam deflector used to select a particular part of the beam during the time that beam is available. The 200 MeV Chopper is a fast electrostatic kicker at the end of Linac that deflects beam to either of two sides of a magnetic septum. One side of the septum bends the beam into the Booster for acceleration while the other side (...
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Chopper

Electrostatic device that selectively deflects a portion of the beam pulse to control intensity in the linac or beam turns in booster. Two are found in the 750 keV lines, and one in the 200 MeV area.
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Chopper

nickname for class 20 locos
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Chopper

[propeller] A chopper is a propeller design largely of interest for production outboards on fast pad v-bottom boats. Unlike a cleaver the chopper`s trailing edge extends aft with a large chord line at each radius. Choppers provide good acceleration and top speed and generally have relatively high rake, which has the effect of increasing the...
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chopper

a d.c. electronic power convertor without an intermediate a.c. link giving a variable output voltage by varying the periods of conduction and non-conduction in adjustable ratio
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Chopper

[archaeology] Archaeologists define a chopper as a pebble tool with an irregular cutting edge formed through the removal of flakes from one side of a stone. Choppers are crude forms of stone tool and are found in industries as early as the Lower Palaeolithic from around 2.5 million years ago. These earliest known specimens were found in the...
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Chopper

[electronics] A chopper circuit is used to refer to numerous types of electronic switching devices and circuits. The term has become somewhat ill-defined, and as a result is much less used nowadays than it was perhaps 30 or more years ago. A chopper is a static device that converts fixed dc input to a variable dc output voltage directly. A ...
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Chopper

[motorcycle] A chopper is a type of motorcycle that is either modified from an original motorcycle design (`chopped`) or built from scratch to have a unique hand-crafted appearance. Some of the characteristic features of choppers are long front ends with extended forks often coupled with an increased rake angle, hardtail frames (frames with...
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Chopper

British Rail Class 20 diesel-electric locomotive[16]
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Chopper

Originally, a motorcycle that has had all non-essential parts removed (or chopped) to make it lighter and faster. Today, this name generally applies to custom built motorcycles that may have a rigid frame (no rear suspension), an extended fork, and a stretched or elongated appearance.
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Chopper

A cruiser style bike that has a lot of the pieces of the bike 'chopped off.' The riders of the '60s
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Chopper

(also 'duffer, hacker, hack, chop') a (usually) erratic and unskilled golfer whose technique is char
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Chopper

[rap] Chopper is a hip hop music style that originated in the Midwest. Midwestern accents tend to be quicker, and this is where the fast paced style comes from. This is considered the main contribution to rap music by Midwest hip hop artists. Even though in the early 1990s it spread to California with artists at `The Good Life` such as Ella...
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