Stride vs Hop - What's the difference?

stride | hop |


As a verb stride

is .

As an adjective hop is

hollow, sunken.

stride

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

  • To walk with long steps.
  • * Dryden
  • Mars in the middle of the shining shield / Is graved, and strides along the liquid field.
  • To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.
  • To pass over at a step; to step over.
  • * Shakespeare
  • a debtor that not dares to stride a limit
  • To straddle; to bestride.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I mean to stride your steed.
    Usage notes
    * The past participle of (term) is extremely rare and mostly obsolete. Many people have trouble producing a form that feels natural. Language Log][http://www.languagehat.com/archives/003282.php Language Hat

    Etymology 2

    See the above verb.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long step.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=7 citation , passage=Still, a dozen men with rifles, and cartridges to match, stayed behind when they filed through a white aldea lying silent amid the cane, and the Sin Verguenza swung into slightly quicker stride .}}
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 10 , author=Jeremy Wilson , title= England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report , work=Telegraph citation , page= , passage=An utterly emphatic 5-0 victory was ultimately capped by two wonder strikes in the last two minutes from Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner. Before that, England had utterly dominated to take another purposeful stride towards the 2013 European Championship in Israel. They have already established a five-point buffer at the top of Group Eight. }}
  • (computing) The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.
  • * 2007 , Andy Oram, Greg Wilson, Beautiful code
  • This stride value is generally equal to the pixel width of the bitmap times the number of bytes per pixel, but for performance reasons it might be rounded
  • A jazz piano style of the 1920s and 1930s. The left hand characteristically plays a four-beat pulse with a single bass note, octave, seventh or tenth interval on the first and third beats, and a chord on the second and fourth beats.
  • Derived terms
    * bestride * * take something in stride * get into one's stride * strides (qualifier)

    Anagrams

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    References

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    hop

    English

    (wikipedia hop)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) hoppen, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A short jump
  • A jump on one leg.
  • A short journey, especially in the case of air travel, one that take place on private plane.
  • (sports, US) A bounce, especially from the ground, of a thrown or batted ball.
  • (US, dated) A dance.
  • (computing, telecommunications) The sending of a data packet from one host to another as part of its overall journey.
  • Derived terms
    * bunny hop * car hop * on the hop * sock hop

    Verb

    (hopp)
  • To jump a short distance.
  • * 1918 , Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter V
  • When it had advanced from the wood, it hopped much after the fashion of a kangaroo, using its hind feet and tail to propel it, and when it stood erect, it sat upon its tail.
  • To jump on one foot.
  • To be in state of energetic activity.
  • Sorry, can't chat. Got to hop .
    The sudden rush of customers had everyone in the shop hopping .
  • To suddenly take a mode of transportation that one does not drive oneself, often surreptitiously.
  • I hopped a plane over here as soon as I heard the news.
    He was trying to hop a ride in an empty trailer headed north.
    He hopped a train to California.
  • (usually in combination) To move frequently from one place or situation to another similar one.
  • We were party-hopping all weekend.
    We had to island hop on the weekly seaplane to get to his hideaway.
  • (obsolete) To walk lame; to limp.
  • (Dryden)
  • To dance.
  • (Smollett)
    Synonyms
    (jump a short distance) jump, leap

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the plant ( ) from whose flowers, beer or ale is brewed
  • (usually plural) the , dried and used to brew beer etc.
  • (US, slang) Opium, or some other narcotic drug.
  • * 1940 , (Raymond Chandler), Farewell, My Lovely , Penguin 2010, p. 177:
  • ‘You've been shot full of hop and kept under it until you're as crazy as two waltzing mice.’
  • The fruit of the dog rose; a hip.
  • Derived terms
    * hopback * hoppy

    Verb

    (hopp)
  • To impregnate with hops, especially to add hops as a flavouring agent during the production of beer
  • (Mortimer)

    Etymology 3

    (en)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a narcotic drug, usually opium
  • Derived terms
    * hop joint

    Anagrams

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