(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To cut partly off and bend down; as, to lop bushes in a hedge.
(n.) That which is lopped from anything, as branches from a tree.
(v. i.) To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
(v. t.) To let hang down; as, to lop the head.
(a.) Hanging down; as, lop ears; -- used also in compound adjectives; as, lopeared; lopsided.
(1) The PBR took "no tough decisions", jibed the Conservatives, but it lopped £7bn off public spending and jacked up national insurance contributions by £3bn – fairly tough in anyone's book.
(2) LOP, unlike IMP, showed relatively weak effects on general behavior in mice, spontaneous EEG in cats and spontaneous motor activity in mice.
(3) Public companies have to be accountable, and that accountability often means lopping off freewheeling, creative endeavoirs that you hope will make money and concentrating on making cash with what you have.
(4) Various techniques of correction of lop ear have been described.
(5) Jonathan Ross has, for years, been a target for those who yearn to lop tall poppies.
(6) Remember those embarrassing bills for wisteria clearance at the young Conservative leader’s home amid the expenses debacle of 2009, and how these were lopped away by a merciless assault on the more shameless claims of various knights of the shire?
(7) The authors believe that the proportion of remissions may be increased combining Lycurim with vincristine, procarbazine and glycocorticosteroids (LOP or LOPP).
(8) President Lagos wants to lop $125m out of its budget and the generals are keen to ensure that they retain control of the copper export revenues that have guaranteed its material privileges for so long.
(9) Rogozin's attempt to bolt the present on to a lop-sided analogy with the past was not an honest attempt at historically grounded prognosis, but a warning to the west to stay out of the conflict.
(10) The Treasury was originally looking to lop an extra £10bn off spending, a demand for further cuts that has since risen to around £14bn.
(11) Nevertheless, over two hours and 47 minutes of rolling drama, the 20-year-old gave all he had in what was a curiously lop-sided five-setter, before the experienced Belgian, ranked 16 in the world, wore him down to win 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 in front of a fevered audience of 13,000.
(12) The authors report their experience in the surgical treatment of 78 patients with lop, prominent, or protruding ears.
(13) The equal-CA group was the only group advantaged by both the levels of processing (LOP) and the distinctiveness of encoding (DOE) manipulations.
(14) A clearer solution to our lop-sided post-devolution constitution can begin to heal this breach.
(15) Once surgically implanted into the ear of a Laboratory Lop rabbit, a thin tissue bed which grows between the layers of the chamber can be viewed through the microscope.
(16) It is applicable to protruding ears and some "lop" ears; scapha and concha can be corrected to individually varying degrees.
(17) MIP of apparent molecular mass 26 kDa was detected in extracts of adult DBA, LOP and CBA-LOP lenses, but only low molecular mass (less than 26 kDa) immunoreactive proteins were detected in similar extracts from adult CAT and NCT lenses.
(18) 'Lop-sided' cells formed approximately 18% of the total of Meynert cells studied and the 'perpendicular' 32%.
(19) He display- ed no signs of personal avarice; he cut his presidential salary when he came to power, and lopped off a further third of it as a regular donation to a children's fund.
(20) Reflecting on a lop-sided literary career, she adds, "You get this…" She searches unsuccessfully for the word and then says, "Something surges out of you at a certain age and you're full of it all.
(imp.) of Leap.
(v. i.) To leap; to dance.
(v. i.) To move with a lope, as a horse.
(n.) A leap; a long step.
(n.) An easy gait, consisting of long running strides or leaps.
(1) (Williamson, D.H., Lopes-Vieira, O., and Walker, B.
(2) Yet mid-afternoon on June 12 2000, Lopes Neves embarked on the most traumatic bus journey of her life.
(3) His intoxicated lope through a park was captured on CCTV and later posted on YouTube .
(4) Chelsea overcome nerves to top group and move into last 16 at Porto’s expense Read more Although Paco Alcácer drew a save from Anthony Lopes, Lyon were the better side, allowed to travel a long way when they came forward, and it was not a huge surprise when Cornet scored.
(5) 32, 1003; Steiner, L. A., & Lopes, A. D. (1979) Biochemistry (preceding paper in this issue)].
(6) "The fall in infant mortality is the result of families having greater access to information, health services and income," Brazil's social development and hunger minister, Marcia Carvalho Lopes, says.
(7) "After the first teargas bomb, my brother and I ran with a few others to flee the police," said Julia Lopes, 27, who was among 30,000 local people demonstrating before the Brazilian national side's showcase Confederations Cup match against Mexico.
(8) Finally, 30 minutes later, Bloomberg loped onstage, a protocol-observant second ahead of South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma.
(9) 1984; Lopes and Guggino 1987; Richards and Dawson 1986) as well as chloride channel activity (Hudson and Schultz 1988).
(10) The one-time trio have been performing with Lil Mama in place of the late Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes .
(11) "There is a big possibility of … President [Lula] being a candidate again either in 2014 or in 2018," admitted Marcia Carvalho Lopes, Brazil's minister for social development.
(12) The cytoplasm revealed well dev-loped granular endoplasmic reticulum and multiple Golgi complexes.
(13) Previous guests include the Guns 'N' Roses frontman Axl Rose, compared to whom Lopes seemed to suggest a squad of footballers would be a piece of cake.
(14) Not used Lopes, Bruno Alves, Carvalho, Vieirinha, André Gomes, Rafa Silva, Eliseu, Eduardo, Danilo Pereira.
(15) 5.30pm GMT Tottenham's striker hunt ... Spurs continue to serenade Damiao but they have others irons in the fire too: word is they're nattering with Lyon about Lisandro Lopes.
(16) Especially "bi-loped flaps" will be used, and some variations of this type of flap are described.
(17) All of a sudden, Lopes Neves realised that she and a dozen other passengers were trapped inside - hijacked by an extremely agitated, apparently drugged-up young man.
(18) The Second Coolest Person in the World (cf last week's NME ) lopes into the offices of Rough Trade Records in cords and round-neck woolly, a stick insect wrapped in secondhand chic.
(19) "The PT is going to explode, it will be all about the women," Lopes said, outlining the party's plans to field female candidates in several of Minas Gerais' largest cities, among them Governador Valadares and Juiz de Fora.
(20) Lopes drafted the Maria da Penha law five years ago, to offer protection to women who were victims or likely to become victims of domestic violence.