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  • v. Present participle of crop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of cutting off.
  • n. The raising or gathering of crops.
  • n. In geology, the rising of rock strata to the surface of the ground. See outcrop.
  • n. plural Exposures of bed-rock through the surface-mantle; outcrops.


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  • Additional features include having a golden rule and rule of thirds grid imposed over your photo to aid in cropping, cropping by ratio instead of fixed size, and the ability to bulk resize without cropping at all.

    JPEGCrops Makes Bulk Cropping Images A Breeze | Lifehacker Australia

  • The cropping is lossless as JPEGCrops crops without repacking the file but instead discarding the data that is cut away without re-compression.

    JPEGCrops Makes Bulk Cropping Images A Breeze | Lifehacker Australia

  • Restocking longer-term cropping plants like apple trees or vineyards and restocking sheep and cattle populations would take longer, so diets would undergo a massive change, eg much less milk, but it's hardly a permanent problem.

    Mass Sterilization, Reconsidered, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Long-term cropping experiments in developing countries: the need, the history and the future.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 3

  • What you see is a cropping from the whole image which is only 400 pixels wide, with the foreground lightened to counteract that bright backlighing sky.

    View from the Northern Border

  • "Why, Master Hugh and Miss Janet had spent the morning in cropping him!" replied nurse.

    "Carrots": Just a Little Boy

  • Personally, I'm betting on a new show on Fox bearing his name cropping up in the coming months.

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  • In order to support a role for soil organic carbon in emissions trading, there is an urgent need to resolve several key research issues, namely developing low cost methods of accounting for soil carbon; quantifying net carbon sequestration under different management practices for different soil types, climates and agricultural systems by supporting existing long term cropping rotation trial sites and the establishment of new ones where appropriate; quantifying interactions of SOC sequestration with soil emissions of other GHG, namely N2O and CH4 and developing soil carbon models that can account for locally relevant agricultural management practices.

    Larvatus Prodeo

  • A staple name cropping up in media leadership polls is Seiji Maehara, the 49-year-old former foreign minister who beat Mr. Kan in the 2005 party-leadership race to head the DPJ when it was still the main opposition party.

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  • Anyone who has been looking closely at the various cover galleries that have gone up these last few weeks has probably noticed one name cropping up a number of times: that of cover artist R. A. Osborne.

    R. A. Osborne


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