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Meaning of "karate chop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KARATE CHOP

karate chop  [kəˈrɑːtɪ tʃɒp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARATE CHOP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Karate chop is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KARATE CHOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Knifehand strike

In martial arts, a knifehand strike is a strike using the part of the hand opposite the thumb, familiar to many people as a karate chop. This refers to strikes performed with the side of the knuckle of the small finger. Suitable targets for the knifehand strike include the mastoid muscles of the neck, the jugular, the throat, the collar bones, the third vertebra, the upper arm, the wrist, the elbow, and the knee cap. In many Japanese, Korean and Chinese martial arts systems, the knifehand is used to block as well as to strike.

Definition of karate chop in the English dictionary

The definition of karate chop in the dictionary is in karate, a blow using the edge of an open hand, on the same side as the little fingerto give sb a karate chop.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARATE CHOP


barbershop
ˈbɑːbəˌʃɒp
bookshop
ˈbʊkʃɒp
chop
tʃɒp
pawnshop
ˈpɔːnˌʃɒp
Photoshop
ˈfəʊtəʊˌʃɒp
shop
ʃɒp
toyshop
ˈtɔɪʃɒp
woodchop
ˈwʊdˌtʃɒp
workshop
ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARATE CHOP

karaism
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum
karakul
Karamanlis
karamu
Karan
karanga
karaoke
karaoke bar
karaoke machine
karaoke night
karat
karate
karateka

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARATE CHOP

chop chop
lamb chop
loin chop
mutton chop
not much chop
palm-oil chop
pork chop
small chop
standing chop
the chop
underhand chop

Synonyms and antonyms of karate chop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «karate chop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KARATE CHOP

Find out the translation of karate chop to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of karate chop from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «karate chop» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

空手道劈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

karate
570 millions of speakers

English

karate chop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कराटे काट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكاراتيه ختم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каратэ чоп
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

golpe de caratê
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারাতে চপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

karaté
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karate chop
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空手チョップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가라데 촙
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karate chop
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

karate dấu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கராத்தே நறுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कराटे चॉप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karate chop
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

karate chop
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

karate kotlet
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

карате чоп
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

karate cotlet
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

karate μπριζόλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

karate kap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

karate chop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Karate
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about karate chop

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARATE CHOP»

Discover the use of karate chop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to karate chop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Karate Chop: Stories
The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: “beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star” (Junot Díaz) Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors’s acclaimed story collection, is the debut book in the collaboration ...
Dorthe Nors, 2014
2
The Case of the Karate Chop
Eight short, illustrated mysteries include the Case of the Different Fish at the pet store, the Case of the Extra Clue at a treasure hunt, and a mystery at the local school yard. Original.
Parker C. Hinter, Della Rowland, 1997
3
Complications in Phacoemulsification: Avoidance, ...
This procedure is named "karate chop." In the phaco chop technique, the chopper is placed at the hydrodelineation line and the direction of cracking of the nucleus is from the equator toward the center. In the karate phaco chop technique the ...
William J. Fishkind, 2011
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A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords
78 karate-chop Karate classes are an important part of the menu of the Center for Anti-Violence Education [in New York City]. (The New York Times, Jun. 24, 1992, p. B2) "Karate is not just a kick and a punch," he [Tadashi Nakamura] says ...
Toshie M. Evans, 1997
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Mastering Karate
... the early 1950s that hands earned the reputation of potential deadly weapons. The. Karate. Chop. and. Open. Hand. The popularity of the karate chop, or open- handed strike, may be attributed to the introduction of Asian martial arts and their  ...
Jerry Beasley, 2003
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Phaco Nightmares: Conquering Cataract Catastrophes
This has opened up various new concepts in cataract surgery.1-4 In this surgery, the karate chop technique was used. Nucleus Removal Techniques Since the introduction of phacoemulsification as an alternative to standard cataract ...
Amar Agarwal, 2006
7
Intuition 'on Demand'
In any case, if there is any doubt, consult your health practitioner before proceeding, or tap the 'Karate Chop Point' instead. The Karate Chop Point - KC The Karate Chop Point (abbreviated KC) is located at the center of the fleshy part of the ...
John M. Living, 2008
8
Black Belt
The karate "chop." It's the most famous technique in the martial arts. How many times have you heard somebody joke "Get back, or I'll karate chop you." Barney Fife was always slicing the Mayberry air with his chops, warning suspects that his  ...
9
EFT for the Highly Sensitive Temperament
Tapping on the Karate Chop Point To add to the effectiveness of the affirmation and clear Psychological Reversal, the Setup includes tapping the Karate Chop point while reciting the affirmation. The Karate Chop Point The Karate Chop point  ...
Rue Hass, 2009
10
Eliminate Your Fear: The Way to Emotional Freedom at Last
Both sides are equally effective. In any case, if there is any doubt, consult your health practitioner before proceeding....or....tap the "Karate Chop" point instead. The Karate Chop Point The Karate Chop point (abbreviated KC) is located at the  ...
Alwyn Beikoff, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARATE CHOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term karate chop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Release Date: Hands On With New …
and do a double karate chop motion with it. Your Moto X will vibrate twice to indicate the flashlight is on and then buzz once when you turn it off ... «Latin Post, Jul 15»
2
Afternoon Delight: 'Kung Fury' Mixes Martial Arts, 'Miami Vice …
... to be, however, landing Kung Fury in the prehistoric age of the dinosaurs before making his way to Nazi Germany to karate chop some Nazis. «Decider, Jul 15»
3
Logitech Is Changing Its Name to "Logi" Because Tech Means Nothing
When I asked exactly why it decided to karate chop its tenured brand name in half, the answer was simple: tech means nothing. "Tech is ... «Gizmodo India, Jul 15»
4
Doraemon Teams Up with Taobao to Create a 22nd Century …
While the karate chop function, which, according to a recent survey, is highly anticipated by female consumers in particular, will help balance ... «Virtual Press Office, Jul 15»
5
'Ain't nobody got time for that' suggests SPC campaign to promote its …
Leo Burnett Melbourne is SPC's creative agency of record. Two other videos focus on a man struggling to karate chop a cocount. «MuMbrella, Jul 15»
6
Learn karate chop chop!
So the children have seen The Karate Kid and are chopping and kicking your house to pieces. Put their enthusiasm to good use by sending ... «Health24, Jul 15»
7
Let This 48&Foot Virtual Waterfall Teach You About The Environment
... walls and cup their hands to plant seeds or karate chop in mid-air to chop down trees, and the system can keep all of the movements straight. «Co.Design, Jul 15»
8
Edinburgh International Book Festival launch Jura Unbound …
A night of international short stories with Denmark's Dorthe Nors (Karate Chop), Ireland's Mary Costello (The China Factory), USA's Molly ... «The List, Jul 15»
9
Folk Duo HoneyHoney's Career Started With an Oversized …
Hey Ben, didn't you try to karate chop it at one point? We were going to try to take it to the bank. I think he tried to Ralph Macchio the cardboard. «LA Weekly, Jun 15»
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'The Unauthorized Full House Story' Bob Saget, aka Garrett Brawith …
“I never got a chance to talk to Bob Saget, and if I do, he might karate chop me in the crotch,” Brawith says. Still, Brawith does care about what the cast of the ... «Bustle, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Karate chop [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karate-chop>. Jul 2019 ».
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