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chopper

1. Chiefly Brit a small hand axe
2. a butcher's cleaver
3. an informal name for a helicopter
4. Physics a device for periodically interrupting an electric current or beam of radiation to produce a pulsed current or beam
5. a type of bicycle or motorcycle with very high handlebars and an elongated saddle
6. NZ a child's bicycle

chopper

[′chäp·ər]
(engineering)
Any knife, axe, or mechanical device for chopping or cutting an object into segments.
(physics)
A device for interrupting an electric current, beam of light, or beam of infrared radiation at regular intervals, to permit amplification of the associated electrical quantity or signal by an alternating-current amplifier; also used to interrupt a continuous stream of neutrons to measure velocity.

chopper

A colloquial term for helicopter.
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They are fantastic in getting small unit leaders ready to meet the challenges of the open road," said Choppa.
I can't remark enough about what great support they've given us," said Choppa.
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The threat situation requires or demands many of these operations being conducted at night to afford the squad to get to positions of advantage," said Choppa.
The Call to Arms has sounded, and the realms of Order and Destruction have welcomed two new combatants to the frontlines of WAR - the head-bashin' Orc Choppa and oath-sworn Dwarf Slayer," said Mark Jacobs, VP and General Manager of Mythic Entertainment.
The ornery and savage Choppa is an offensive juggernaut that embodies the love of a good fight found in every Orc.
Players that sign up for the 10-day free trial are eligible to participate in the current Bitter Rivals live event to unlock the soon-to-be-released Orc Choppa and Dwarf Slayer careers for head start play.
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Call to Arms will introduce an array of new content for WAR players, including two highly anticipated new careers - the Orc Choppa and the Dwarf Slayer - and a new dungeon zone called "Land of the Dead," set in the desert realm of the Tomb Kings.
Benjamin Chavis, Reverend Run, Kevin Liles, Cash Money, Choppa and LL Cool J Host 12,000 Summit Participants
All of the participants of the Houston Hip-Hop Summit are cordially invited: guests include Duane "Hump" Hobbs of Sucka Free Records, Scarface, David Banner, Choppa, La Mafia and include special performances by Ronnie Spencer and many others.
Formerly of No Limit Records/Take Fo Records, CHOPPA has signed to BODY HEAD ENTERTAINMENT for a 5-album deal with his first and still untitled release on the label due in March 2004.