hop|per

hop|per
hop|per1 «HOP uhr», noun.
1. a person or thing that hops: »

Frogs are good hoppers.

2. a grasshopper or other hopping insect: »

In some fields, the 'hoppers have eaten more than 20 bales of grass to the acre (Wall Street Journal).

3. a container to hold something and feed it to another part. A hopper is usually larger at the top than at the bottom.
4. something shaped like such a container, such as a car for carrying coal.
5. U.S. a receptacle into which members of a lawmaking body drop bills proposed for enactment.
6. a part that raises the hammer of a piano key.
hop|per2 «HOP uhr», noun.
a hop picker.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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