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Meaning of LOP

Pronunciation:  lâp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of"dress the plants in the garden"
  2. [v]  cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"

LOP is a 3 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: clip, crop, cut back, dress, prune, sever, snip, trim
 See Also: cut, disbud, pinch, poll, pollard, shear, thin out, top



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lop\, n. [AS. loppe.]
    A flea.[Obs.] --Cleveland.
  2. \Lop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lopped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Lopping}.] [Prov. G. luppen, lubben,to cut, geld, or OD.
    luppen, D. lubben.]
    1. To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to sho?
       -- by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove
       as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.
       ``With branches lopped, in wood or mountain felled.''
             Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts.
    2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a
  3. \Lop\, n.
    That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.
    --Shak. Mortimer.
  4. \Lop\, v. i.
    To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
  5. \Lop\, v. t.
    To let hang down; as, to lop the head.
  6. \Lop\, a.
    Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound
    adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.
Computing Dictionary

A language based on first-order logic.

["SETHEO - A High-Perormance Theorem Prover for First-Order Logic", Reinhold Letz et al, J Automated Reasoning 8(2):183-212 (1992)].

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