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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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23: Live music at the Veterans & Division store in Metairie, with Tom's House at 1 PM & DJ Duck spinning at 6 PM; live performances at the Lakeside Mall store in Metairie, with Choppa at 1 PM, DJ Duck at 2 PM and Bionic Brown at 3 PM; live jazz from Kim Prevost & Bill Solley at the North Carrollton & Bianville store in New Orleans at 1 PM, followed by Dave Badie at 2 PM and DJ Duck spinning at 4 PM; Choppa performs at the Clearview & Jefferson store in Harahan, 3 PM; live jazz at the Tchoupitoulas & Jefferson store in New Orleans, with Kim Prevost & Bill Solley at 4p PM, and Joe Krown at 5 PM.
21: Local Music Showcase at the Veterans & Division store in Metairie, with Choppa at 3 PM, Bionic Brown at 5 PM, Midnight Thirty at 6 PM and Five Finger Discount at 7 PM; hip hop artists Partners N Crime & Ms.
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They are fantastic in getting small unit leaders ready to meet the challenges of the open road," said Choppa.
The dude never met a slurred word he didn't like, and that is precisely what makes "Choppa Choppa Down" the perfect song for him.
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.
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