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Pip vs. Pop

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Pipnoun

Any of various respiratory diseases in birds, especially infectious coryza.

Popnoun

(countable) A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.

‘Listen to the pop of a champagne cork.’;

Pipnoun

(humorous) Of humans, a disease, malaise or depression.

Popnoun

An effervescent or fizzy drink, most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.

‘Lunch was sandwiches and a bottle of pop.’;

Pipnoun

(obsolete) a pippin, seed of any kind

Popnoun

A bottle, can, or serving of effervescent or fizzy drink, most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.

‘Go in the store and buy us three pops.’;

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Pipnoun

(UK) a seed inside certain fleshy fruits (compare stone/pit), such as a peach, orange, or apple

Popnoun

A pop shot: a quick, possibly unaimed, shot with a firearm.

‘The man with the gun took a pop at the rabbit.’;

Pipnoun

something or someone excellent, of high quality

Popnoun

A quantity dispensed, a portion, apiece.

‘They cost 50 pence a pop.’;

Pipnoun

P in RAF phonetic alphabet

Popnoun

Something that stands out or is distinctive, especially to the senses.

‘a white dress with a pop of red’; ‘a pop of vanilla flavour’;

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Pipnoun

One of the spots or symbols on a playing card, domino, die, etc.

Popnoun

(computing) The removal of a data item from the top of a stack.

Pipnoun

One of the stars worn on the shoulder of a uniform to denote rank, e.g. of a soldier or a fireman.

Popnoun

A bird, the European redwing.

Pipnoun

A spot; a speck.

Popnoun

(physics) The sixth derivative of the position vector with respect to time (after velocity, acceleration, jerk, jounce, crackle), i.e. the rate of change of crackle.

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Pipnoun

A spot of light or an inverted V indicative of a return of radar waves reflected from an object; a blip.

Popnoun

A pistol.

Pipnoun

A piece of rhizome with a dormant shoot of the lily of the valley plant, used for propagation

Popnoun

(colloquial) Affectionate form of father.

‘My pop used to tell me to do my homework every night.’;

Pipnoun

One of a series of very short, electronically produced tones, used, for example, to count down the final few seconds before a given time or to indicate that a caller using a payphone needs to make further payment if he is to continue his call.

Popnoun

Pop music.

Pipnoun

The smallest price increment between two currencies in foreign exchange (forex) trading.

Popnoun

A Russian Orthodox priest; a parson.

Pipverb

To get the better of; to defeat by a narrow margin

‘He led throughout the race but was pipped at the post.’;

Popverb

(intransitive) To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound.

‘The muskets popped away on all sides.’;

Pipverb

To hit with a gunshot

‘The hunter managed to pip three ducks from his blind.’;

Popverb

(ergative) To burst (something) with a popping sound.

‘The boy with the pin popped the balloon.’; ‘This corn pops well.’;

Pipverb

To peep, to chirp

Popverb

To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart.

‘A rabbit popped out of the hole.’;

Pipverb

(avian biology) To make the initial hole during the process of hatching from an egg

Popverb

To place (something) (somewhere); to move or position (something) with a short movement.

‘Just pop it in the fridge for now.’; ‘He popped his head around the door.’;

Pipnoun

A contagious disease of fowls, characterized by hoarseness, discharge from the nostrils and eyes, and an accumulation of mucus in the mouth, forming a "scale" on the tongue. By some the term pip is restricted to this last symptom, the disease being called roup by them.

Popverb

To make a short trip or visit.

‘I'm just popping round to the newsagent.’; ‘I'll pop by your place later today.’;

Pipnoun

A seed, as of an apple or orange.

Popverb

(intransitive) To stand out; to be distinctive to the senses.

‘This colour really pops.’;

Pipnoun

One of the conventional figures or "spots" on playing cards, dominoes, etc.

Popverb

(transitive) To hit (something or someone).

‘He popped me on the nose.’;

Pipverb

To cry or chirp, as a chicken; to peep.

‘To hear the chick pip and cry in the egg.’;

Popverb

To shoot (usually somebody) with a firearm.

Pipnoun

a disease of poultry

Popverb

To ejaculate.

Pipnoun

a minor nonspecific ailment

Popverb

To remove (a data item) from the top of a stack.

Pipnoun

a small hard seed found in some fruits

Popverb

To remove a data item from the top of (a stack).

Pipnoun

a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

Popverb

To pawn (something) (to raise money).

‘I had to pop my watch to see me through until pay-day.’;

Pipnoun

a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

Popverb

To swallow (a tablet of a drug).

Pipverb

kill by firing a missile

Popverb

To perform (a move or stunt) while riding a board or vehicle.

Pipverb

hit with a missile from a weapon

Popverb

To undergo equalization of pressure when the Eustachian tubes open.

‘My ears popped as the aeroplane began to ascend.’;

Pipverb

defeat thoroughly;

‘He mopped up the floor with his opponents’;

Popinterjection

Used to represent a loud, sharp sound, as of a cork coming out of a bottle.

Popadjective

(used attributively in set phrases) Popular.

Popnoun

A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop.

Popnoun

A nonalcoholic carbonated beverage; - so called because it expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc.

Popnoun

The European redwing.

Popverb

To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets popped away on all sides.

Popverb

To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; - with in, out, upon, off, etc.

‘He that killed my king . . . Popp'd in between the election and my hopes.’; ‘A trick of popping up and down every moment.’;

Popverb

To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as, this corn pops well.

Popverb

To thrust or push suddenly; to offer suddenly; to bring suddenly and unexpectedly to notice; as, to pop one's head in at the door.

‘He popped a paper into his hand.’;

Popverb

To cause to pop; to cause to burst open by heat, as grains of Indian corn; as, to pop corn or chestnuts.

Popverb

To eat or swallow; - of food, especially snacks, in small pieces; as, he popped a whole can of peanuts while watching the movie.

Popadverb

Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly.

Popnoun

an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Popnoun

a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring;

‘in New England they call sodas tonics’;

Popnoun

a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

Popnoun

music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love

Popverb

bulge outward;

‘His eyes popped’;

Popverb

hit a pop-fly;

‘He popped out to shortstop’;

Popverb

make a sharp explosive noise;

‘The cork of the champagne bottle popped’;

Popverb

fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise;

‘The soldiers were popping’;

Popverb

cause to make a sharp explosive sound;

‘He popped the champagne bottle’;

Popverb

appear suddenly or unexpectedly;

‘The farm popped into view as we turned the corner’; ‘He suddenly popped up out of nowhere’;

Popverb

put or thrust suddenly and forcefully;

‘pop the pizza into the microwave oven’; ‘He popped the petit-four into his mouth’;

Popverb

release suddenly;

‘pop the clutch’;

Popverb

hit or strike;

‘He popped me on the head’;

Popverb

drink down entirely;

‘He downed three martinis before dinner’; ‘She killed a bottle of brandy that night’; ‘They popped a few beer after work’;

Popverb

take drugs, especially orally;

‘The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves’;

Popverb

cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound;

‘The child popped the balloon’;

Popverb

burst open with a sharp, explosive sound;

‘The balloon popped’; ‘This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven’;

Popadjective

(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

Popadverb

like a pop or with a pop;

‘everything went pop’;

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