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chopping

[′chäp·iŋ]
(electronics)
The removal, by electronic means, of one or both extremities of a wave at a predetermined level.
(physics)
The act of interrupting an electric current, beam of light, beam of infrared radiation, or stream of neutrons at regular intervals.
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No preparation is required; no peeling or chopping with this new convenient format.
High-quality prepared ingredients can be a godsend because some invisible helper has done all of the chopping, slicing, peeling and other prepping for you.
The fallout of this situation has been fewer wire chopping lines remaining up and running, with only the most time- and cost-efficient producers staying viable.
For thermoset spray-up, MultiStar 819 is an assembled roving with a special sizing that is said to provide easy chopping with low fuzz, no static charge, and uniform splitting during chopping.
He makes outrageous offers, telling his audience that "It's time to do some chopping.
Shop carefully (with a list); use coupons (but be selective); buy items on sale; eat less expensive food items; don't shop when you're hungry, tired or during rush hour; set a realistic grocery budget; opt for using less prepped foods and doing more cooking steps yourself (like slicing mushrooms, chopping onions, shredding cheese or red or green cabbage, etc.
We had always liked the nonferrous business, and in about 1980 we started a small wire chopping operation," he recalls.