Hopper n Edward. 1882--1967, U.S. painter, noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes
1 a person or thing that hops
2 a funnel-shaped chamber or reservoir from which solid materials can be discharged under gravity into a receptacle below, esp. for feeding fuel to a furnace, loading a railway truck with grain, etc.
3 a machine used for picking hops
4 any of various long-legged hopping insects, esp. the grasshopper, leaf hopper, and immature locust
5 (Also called)
hoppercar an open-topped railway truck for bulk transport of loose minerals, etc., unloaded through doors on the underside
6 (Computing) a device for holding punched cards and feeding them to a card punch or card reader
n any homopterous insect of the family Cicadellidae, including various pests of crops
n any of various small hopping amphipod crustaceans of the genus Orchestia and related genera, common in intertidal regions of seashores, (Also called)
beach flea, sand flea
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