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Definition of "hopping" []

  • Hop picking, the practice of picking hops; for Londoners a holiday period working in the hop gardens of Kent. (noun)
  • Present participle of hop. (verb)
  • A shift from one energy-state to another by an electron in an atom. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hopping" in a sentence
  • "When they do this I can immediately tell just how far they can go in my dancing -- by giving them what I call the hopping test."
  • ""But short-term hopping is not advantageous to the employer or employee.""
  • "In inland waterways, island hopping is a great way to hunt if you can get in and out."