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cropping

verb
present participle of crop

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1 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
  • a family that's been cropping potatoes on that piece of land for generations

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2 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • grass cropped short by repeated grazing
  • cropped the painting to fit the frame

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