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Cube vs. Chop

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Cubenoun

(geometry) A regular polyhedron having six identical square faces.

Chopnoun

A cut of meat, often containing a section of a rib.

‘I only like lamb chops with mint jelly.’;

Cubenoun

Any object more or less in the form of a cube.

‘a sugar cube’; ‘a stock cube’;

Chopnoun

A blow with an axe, cleaver, or similar utensil.

‘It should take just one good chop to fell the sapling.’;

Cubenoun

(mathematics) The third power of a number, value, term or expression.

‘the cube of 2 is 8’;

Chopnoun

(martial arts) A blow delivered with the hand rigid and outstretched.

‘A karate chop.’;

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Cubenoun

(computing) A data structure consisting of a three-dimensional array; a data cube

Chopnoun

Ocean waves, generally caused by wind, distinguished from swell by being smaller and not lasting as long.

Cubenoun

A cubicle, especially one of those found in offices.

‘My co-worker annoys me by throwing things over the walls of my cube.’;

Chopnoun

(poker) A hand where two or more players have an equal-valued hand, resulting in the chips being shared equally between them.

‘With both players having an ace-high straight, the pot was a chop.’;

Cubeverb

To raise to the third power; to determine the result of multiplying by itself twice.

‘Three cubed can be written as 33, and equals twenty-seven.’;

Chopnoun

Termination, especially from employment.

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Cubeverb

(transitive) To form into the shape of a cube.

Chopnoun

(dated) A crack or cleft; a chap.

Cubeverb

(transitive) To cut into cubes.

‘Cube the ham right after adding the curry to the rice.’;

Chopnoun

A turn of fortune; change; a vicissitude.

Cubeverb

(UK) to use a Rubik's cube.

‘He likes to cube now and then.’;

Chopnoun

A jaw of an animal.

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Cubenoun

A regular solid body, with six equal square sides.

Chopnoun

A movable jaw or cheek, as of a vice.

Cubenoun

The product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64, the cube of 4.

Chopnoun

The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbour, or channel.

‘East Chop; West Chop’;

Cubeverb

To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of.

Chopnoun

An official stamp or seal, as in China and India.

Cubenoun

a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

Chopnoun

A mark indicating nature, quality, or brand.

‘silk of the first chop’;

Cubenoun

a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces

Chopnoun

A license or passport that has been sealed.

Cubenoun

the product of three equal terms

Chopnoun

(internet) An IRC channel operator.

Cubenoun

any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone

Chopverb

(transitive) To cut into pieces with short, vigorous cutting motions.

‘chop wood; chop an onion’;

Cubenoun

a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

Chopverb

(transitive) To sever with an axe or similar implement.

‘Chop off his head.’;

Cubeverb

raise to the third power

Chopverb

(transitive) to give a downward cutting blow or movement, typically with the side of the hand.

Cubeverb

cut into cubes;

‘cube the cheese’;

Chopverb

To hit the ball downward so that it takes a high bounce.

Cube

In geometry, a cube is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex. The cube is the only regular hexahedron and is one of the five Platonic solids.

Chopverb

(poker) To divide the pot (or tournament prize) between two or more players. en

Chopverb

(intransitive) To make a quick, heavy stroke or a series of strokes, with or as with an ax.

Chopverb

(intransitive) To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.

Chopverb

(intransitive) To interrupt; with in or out.

Chopverb

To remove the final character from (a text string).

Chopverb

(obsolete) To exchange, to barter; to swap.

Chopverb

To chap or crack.

Chopverb

(nautical) To vary or shift suddenly.

‘The wind chops about.’;

Chopverb

To wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words.

Chopverb

To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; - often with up.

Chopverb

To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; - usually with off or down.

‘Chop off your hand, and it to the king.’;

Chopverb

To seize or devour greedily; - with up.

‘Upon the opening of his mouth he drops his breakfast, which the fox presently chopped up.’;

Chopverb

To make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument.

Chopverb

To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.

‘Out of greediness to get both, he chops at the shadow, and loses the substance.’;

Chopverb

To interrupt; - with in or out.

‘This fellow interrupted the sermon, even suddenly chopping in.’;

Chopverb

To barter or truck.

Chopverb

To exchange; substitute one thing for another.

‘We go on chopping and changing our friends.’;

Chopverb

To purchase by way of truck.

Chopverb

To vary or shift suddenly; as, the wind chops about.

Chopverb

To wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words.

‘Let not the counsel at the bar chop with the judge.’;

Chopverb

To crack. See Chap, v. t. & i.

Chopnoun

A change; a vicissitude.

Chopnoun

The act of chopping; a stroke.

Chopnoun

A piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop.

Chopnoun

A crack or cleft. See Chap.

Chopnoun

A jaw of an animal; - commonly in the pl. See Chops.

Chopnoun

A movable jaw or cheek, as of a wooden vise.

Chopnoun

The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbor, or channel; as, East Chop or West Chop. See Chops.

Chopnoun

Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop.

Chopnoun

A permit or clearance.

Chopnoun

a small cut of meat including part of a rib

Chopnoun

a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball

Chopnoun

a grounder that bounces high in the air

Chopverb

cut into pieces;

‘Chop wood’; ‘chop meat’;

Chopverb

move suddenly

Chopverb

strike sharply, as in some sports

Chopverb

cut with a hacking tool

Chopverb

hit sharply

Chopverb

cut (something) into pieces with repeated sharp blows of an axe or knife

‘they chopped up the pulpit for firewood’; ‘finely chop the parsley’;

Chopverb

remove something by cutting

‘they chopped off all her hair’;

Chopverb

cut through the base of (a tree or similar plant) with blows from an axe or other implement, in order to fell it

‘the boy chopped down eight trees’;

Chopverb

strike (something) with a short heavy blow, as if cutting at something

‘Benson chopped the ball on to the stumps’;

Chopverb

abolish or reduce the size of (something) in a way regarded as ruthless

‘their training courses are to be chopped’;

Chopverb

change one's opinions or behaviour repeatedly and abruptly

‘teachers are fed up with having to chop and change with every twist in government policy’;

Chopnoun

a downward cutting blow or movement, typically with the hand

‘an effective chop to the back of the neck’;

Chopnoun

a thick slice of meat, especially pork or lamb, adjacent to and often including a rib

‘he lived on liver or chops’;

Chopnoun

a person's share of something.

Chopnoun

crushed or ground grain used as animal feed

‘the pile of chop was dropped into the calves' feeder’;

Chopnoun

the broken motion of water, owing to the action of the wind against the tide

‘we started our run into a two-foot chop’;

Chopnoun

a trademark; a brand of goods.

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