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Crop vs. Harvest

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Cropnoun

(agriculture) A plant, especially a cereal, grown to be harvested as food, livestock fodder, or fuel or for any other economic purpose.

Harvestnoun

The third season of the year; autumn; fall.

‘Harvest is usually very damp and rainy.’;

Cropnoun

The natural production for a specific year, particularly of plants.

Harvestnoun

The season of gathering ripened crops; specifically, the time of reaping and gathering grain.

Cropnoun

A group, cluster or collection of things occurring at the same time.

‘a crop of ideas’;

Harvestnoun

The process of gathering the ripened crop; harvesting.

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Cropnoun

A group of vesicles at the same stage of development in a disease

‘Like in chicken pox.’;

Harvestnoun

The yield of harvesting, i.e., the gathered crops or fruits.

‘This year's cotton harvest was great but the corn harvest was disastrous.’;

Cropnoun

The lashing end of a whip

Harvestnoun

(by extension) The product or result of any exertion or course of action; reward or consequences.

Cropnoun

An entire short whip, especially as used in horse-riding; a riding crop.

Harvestnoun

(paganism) A modern pagan ceremony held on or around the autumn equinox, which is in the harvesting season.

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Cropnoun

A rocky outcrop.

Harvestverb

(transitive) To bring in a harvest; reap; glean.

Cropnoun

The act of cropping.

Harvestverb

(intransitive) To be occupied bringing in a harvest

‘Harvesting is a stressing, thirsty occupation’;

Cropnoun

A short haircut.

Harvestverb

(transitive) To win, achieve a gain.

‘The rising star harvested well-deserved acclaim, even an Oscar under 21’;

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Cropnoun

(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.

Harvestnoun

The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn.

‘Seedtime and harvest . . . shall not cease.’; ‘At harvest, when corn is ripe.’;

Cropnoun

(architecture) The foliate part of a finial.

Harvestnoun

That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gathered; a crop, as of grain (wheat, maize, etc.), or fruit.

‘Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe.’; ‘To glean the broken ears after the manThat the main harvest reaps.’;

Cropnoun

The head of a flower, especially when picked; an ear of corn; the top branches of a tree.

Harvestnoun

The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward.

‘The pope's principal harvest was in the jubilee.’; ‘The harvest of a quiet eye.’;

Cropnoun

(mining) Tin ore prepared for smelting.

Harvestverb

To reap or gather, as any crop.

Cropnoun

(mining) Outcrop of a vein or seam at the surface.

Harvestnoun

the yield from plants in a single growing season

Cropverb

(transitive) To remove the top end of something, especially a plant.

Harvestnoun

the consequence of an effort or activity;

‘they gathered a harvest of examples’; ‘a harvest of love’;

Cropverb

(transitive) To cut (especially hair or an animal's tail or ears) short.

Harvestnoun

the gathering of a ripened crop

Cropverb

(transitive) To remove the outer parts of a photograph or image in order to frame the subject better.

Harvestnoun

the season for gathering crops

Cropverb

(intransitive) To yield harvest.

Harvestverb

gather, as of natural products;

‘harvest the grapes’;

Cropverb

(transitive) To cause to bear a crop.

‘to crop a field’;

Harvestverb

remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation;

‘The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals’;

Cropnoun

The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.

Harvest

Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper.

Cropnoun

The top, end, or highest part of anything, especially of a plant or tree.

Cropnoun

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.’;

Cropnoun

Grain or other product of the field while standing.

Cropnoun

Anything cut off or gathered.

‘Guiltless of steel, and from the razor free,It falls a plenteous crop reserved for thee.’;

Cropnoun

Hair cut close or short, or the act or style of so cutting; as, a convict's crop.

Cropnoun

A projecting ornament in carved stone. Specifically, a finial.

Cropnoun

Tin ore prepared for smelting.

Cropnoun

A riding whip with a loop instead of a lash.

Cropverb

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.’;

Cropverb

Fig.: To cut off, as if in harvest.

‘Death . . . .crops the growing boys.’;

Cropverb

To cause to bear a crop; as, to crop a field.

Cropverb

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.

Cropverb

To yield harvest.

Cropnoun

the yield from plants in a single growing season

Cropnoun

a collection of people or things appearing together;

‘the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas’;

Cropnoun

the output of something in a season;

‘the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores’;

Cropnoun

the stock or handle of a whip

Cropnoun

a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

Cropverb

cut short;

‘She wanted her hair cropped short’;

Cropverb

prepare for crops;

‘Work the soil’; ‘cultivate the land’;

Cropverb

yield crops;

‘This land crops well’;

Cropverb

let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Cropverb

feed as in a meadow or pasture;

‘the herd was grazing’;

Cropverb

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;

‘dress the plants in the garden’;

Cropnoun

a cultivated plant that is grown on a large scale commercially, especially a cereal, fruit, or vegetable

‘the main crops were oats and barley’;

Cropnoun

an amount of produce harvested at one time

‘a heavy crop of fruit’;

Cropnoun

an abundance of something, especially a person's hair

‘he had a thick crop of wiry hair’;

Cropnoun

the total number of young farm animals born in a particular year on one farm

‘failure to observe sound practice leads to a lamb crop at weaning of around 50–60 per cent’;

Cropnoun

a group or amount of related people or things appearing or occurring at one time

‘the current crop of politicians’;

Cropnoun

a hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short

‘she has her hair cut in a short crop’;

Cropnoun

short for riding crop or hunting crop

Cropnoun

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

‘the parent waxbill partially digests food in its crop’;

Cropnoun

an organ resembling a pouch in an insect or earthworm.

Cropnoun

the entire tanned hide of an animal.

Cropverb

cut (something, especially a person's hair) very short

‘she cropped her long golden hair’;

Cropverb

(of an animal) bite off and eat the tops of (plants)

‘the horse was gratefully cropping the grass’;

Cropverb

cut the edges of (a photograph) in order to produce a better picture or to fit a given space

‘you can always crop the picture afterwards’;

Cropverb

harvest (plants or their produce) from a particular area

‘hay would have been cropped several times through the summer’;

Cropverb

sow or plant (land) with plants that will produce food or fodder, especially on a large commercial scale

‘the southern areas are cropped in cotton’;

Cropverb

(of land or a plant) yield a harvest of plants or produce

‘the parsley will need protection to continue cropping through the winter’;

Crop

A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence. Crops may refer either to the harvested parts or to the harvest in a more refined state.

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