crop2 past tense and past participle cropped, present participle cropping
to cut someone's hair short:
Stella's had her hair closely cropped.
to cut a part off a photograph or picture so that it is a particular size or shape
if an animal crops grass or other plants, it makes them short by eating them
4HBP [intransitive] British English
if a plant crops, it produces fruit, grain etc:
My strawberries crop in June or July.
crop upphrasal verb
if a problem crops up, it happens or appears suddenly and in an unexpected way [= arise]
if something such as a name or a subject crops up, it appears in something you read or hear [= come up]:
Your name kept cropping up in conversation.