cropping cropping  /ˈkrɑ pɪŋ/


  1. (n) the yield from plants in a single growing season
  2. (n) a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
  3. (n) a collection of people or things appearing together
  4. (n) the output of something in a season
  5. (n) the stock or handle of a whip
  6. (n) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
  7. (v) cut short
  8. (v) prepare for crops
  9. (v) yield crops
  10. (v) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  11. (v) feed as in a meadow or pasture
  12. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of



  1. A 14-page beefcake act by a ruggedly handsome young boxer is beautifully done, but is marred by self-conscious cropping of poses in the locker room and shower.
  2. The best that can be hoped for is to shrink whatever tumors are present and try to prevent more from cropping up.
  3. But hints that ours is just one of many universes keep cropping up in all sorts of different theoriesand in ways that can seem far stranger than fiction.


  1. iWork app suite coming to iCloud later this year

    Apple has announced that its iWork app suite -- Pages, Keynote, and Numbers -- will be coming to sometime later this year. In web form, the apps will support a variety of editing functions such as font selection, adding, cropping, and rotating images, or animating Keynote transitions. Users will be able to gain access via compatible OS X and Windows browsers; Office documents will be ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MacNN

  2. Stock Pick: Drug Scares and Pharmacy Security Create Opportunity for Small Player

    Last month, one of the raging news stories concerned the problems cropping up over compounded drugs, specifically steroids, and contaminated doses reaching and poisoning patients. With the
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Into The Yard It Creeps (6/6/13)

    Spring has sprung, and with it have arrived the new baby bamboo shoots. We’ve seen them cropping up all over lately, and we’re none too happy about it — especially when they show up on the wrong side of the fence. They start out innocuously enough in unexpected places, but within days, these small purple/green [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Sag Harbor Express

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cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /