Meaning of “hopper” in the English Dictionary

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"hopper" in British English

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hoppernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒp.ər/ us /ˈhɑː.pɚ/

a large tube, wide at one end, through which large amounts of small separate things, for example seeds, can be moved from one container to another

(Definition of “hopper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hopper" in Business English

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hoppernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒpər/ us PRODUCTION

a large tube, wide at one end, through which large amounts of grain, animal food, coal, etc. are moved from one container to another

(Definition of “hopper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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