grounder vs hopper what difference

what is difference between grounder and hopper

English

Etymology

From Middle English grounder, grownder, equivalent to ground +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹaʊndə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -aʊndə(ɹ)

Noun

grounder (plural grounders)

  1. (baseball) A ground ball.
  2. A fruit that has fallen to the ground rather than being picked; a windfall.
  3. One of the large stones forming the base of a Cornish hedge.

See also

  • fly ball
  • line drive
  • pop-up

Anagrams

  • reground


English

Etymology 1

From Middle English hoppere, alteration of *hoppe (found in gras-hoppe (grasshopper)), from Old English hoppa (one who hops, hopper), equivalent to hop +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch hopper (hopper), Swedish hoppare (hopper, jumper), Icelandic hoppari (hopper).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɒp.ə(ɹ)/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈhɔp.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɑ.pɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒpə(r)

Noun

hopper (plural hoppers)

  1. One who or that which hops.
  2. A temporary storage bin, filled from the top and emptied from the bottom, often funnel-shaped.
  3. A funnel-shaped section at the top of a drainpipe used to collect water, from above, from one or more smaller drainpipes.
  4. A device that feeds material into a machine.
  5. Various insects
    1. A grasshopper or locust, especially:
      1. The immature form of a locust.
    2. The larva of a cheese fly.
    3. A leafhopper.
    4. Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
  6. An artificial fishing lure.
    To catch a big fish, use a hopper that jumps across the pond surface.
  7. (slang) A toilet.
    • 2010, Robert Hudson, Stories of an Unusual Life (page 250)
      The fresh-water container for the house was above the ceiling directly over the toilet. One day, I was comfortably seated on the hopper minding my own business, when a large portion of the ceiling came crashing down []
  8. (music) An escapement lever in a piano.
  9. (obsolete) The game of hopscotch.
  10. A window with hinges at the bottom, opened by tilting vertically.
  11. A hopper car.
  12. (chess) A fairy chess piece which moves only by jumping over another piece.
  13. A person or machine that picks hops.
  14. A Sri Lankan pancake made from rice flour and coconut milk.
    • 2010, Channa Dassanayaka, Sri Lankan Flavours (page 20)
      Hoppers come in different varieties and can be sweet or savoury, while an egg hopper has an egg in the middle added during cooking.

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

hopper on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

From Sinhalese ආප්ප (āppa).

Noun

hopper (plural hoppers)

  1. A Sri Lankan food made from a fermented batter of rice flour, coconut milk, and palm toddy or yeast.

Danish

Noun

hopper c

  1. indefinite plural of hoppe

Verb

hopper

  1. present of hoppe

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

hopper m or f

  1. indefinite plural of hoppe

Verb

hopper

  1. present of hoppe

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

hopper f

  1. indefinite plural of hoppe

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