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Push vs. Pop

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Pushverb

To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.

‘In his anger he pushed me against the wall and threatened me.’; ‘You need to push quite hard to get this door open.’;

Popnoun

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

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

Pushverb

(transitive) To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action.

Popnoun

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

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

Pushverb

(transitive) To press or urge forward; to drive.

‘to push an objection too far; to push one's luck’;

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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Pushverb

(transitive) To continually promote (a point of view, a product for sale, etc.).

‘Stop pushing the issue — I'm not interested.’; ‘They're pushing that perfume again.’; ‘There were two men hanging around the school gates today, pushing drugs.’;

Popnoun

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

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

Pushverb

To approach; to come close to.

‘My old car is pushing 250,000 miles.’; ‘He's pushing sixty. (= he's nearly sixty years old)’;

Popnoun

A quantity dispensed, a portion, apiece.

‘They cost 50 pence a pop.’;

Pushverb

(intransitive) To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents.

‘During childbirth, there are times when the obstetrician advises the woman not to push.’;

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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Pushverb

(intransitive) To continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action.

Popnoun

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

Pushverb

To make a higher bid at an auction.

Popnoun

A bird, the European redwing.

Pushverb

(poker) To make an all-in bet.

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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Pushverb

To move (a pawn) directly forward.

Popnoun

A pistol.

Pushverb

(computing) To add (a data item) to the top of a stack.

Popnoun

(colloquial) Affectionate form of father.

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

Pushverb

(computing) To publish (an update, etc.) by transmitting it to other computers.

Popnoun

Pop music.

Pushverb

(obsolete) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.

Popnoun

A Russian Orthodox priest; a parson.

Pushverb

To burst out of its pot, as a bud or shoot.

Popverb

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

‘The muskets popped away on all sides.’;

Pushverb

(snooker) To strike the cue ball in such a way that it stays in contact with the cue and object ball at the same time (a foul shot)

Popverb

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

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

Pushnoun

A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.

‘Give the door a hard push if it sticks.’;

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.’;

Pushnoun

An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.

‘One more push and the baby will be out.’;

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.’;

Pushnoun

A great effort (to do something).

‘Some details got lost in the push to get the project done.’; ‘Let's give one last push on our advertising campaign.’;

Popverb

To make a short trip or visit.

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

Pushnoun

An attempt to persuade someone into a particular course of action.

Popverb

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

‘This colour really pops.’;

Pushnoun

(military) A marching or drill maneuver/manoeuvre performed by moving a formation (especially a company front) forward or toward the audience, usually to accompany a dramatic climax or crescendo in the music.

Popverb

(transitive) To hit (something or someone).

‘He popped me on the nose.’;

Pushnoun

A wager that results in no loss or gain for the bettor as a result of a tie or even score

Popverb

To shoot (usually somebody) with a firearm.

Pushnoun

(computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack.

Popverb

To ejaculate.

Pushnoun

The situation where a server sends data to a client without waiting for a request, as in server push, push technology.

Popverb

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

Pushnoun

A particular crowd or throng or people.

Popverb

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

Pushnoun

(snooker) A foul shot in which the cue ball is in contact with the cue and the object ball at the same time

Popverb

To pawn (something) (to raise money).

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

Pushnoun

A pustule; a pimple.

Popverb

To swallow (a tablet of a drug).

Pushnoun

A pustule; a pimple.

Popverb

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

Pushnoun

A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.

Popverb

To undergo equalization of pressure when the Eustachian tubes open.

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

Pushnoun

Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push.

Popinterjection

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

Pushnoun

An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action.

‘Exact reformation is not perfected at the first push.’; ‘When it comes to the push, 'tis no more than talk.’;

Popadjective

(used attributively in set phrases) Popular.

Pushnoun

The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push.

Popnoun

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

Pushnoun

A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang.

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.

Pushverb

To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; - opposed to draw.

‘Sidelong had pushed a mountain from his seat.’;

Popnoun

The European redwing.

Pushverb

To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.

‘If the ox shall push a manservant or maidservant, . . . the ox shall be stoned.’;

Popverb

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

Pushverb

To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far.

‘Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honor to the actor.’; ‘We are pushed for an answer.’;

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.’;

Pushverb

To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.

Popverb

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

Pushverb

To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.

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.’;

Pushverb

To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.

Popverb

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

Pushverb

To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed.

‘At the time of the end shall the kind of the south push at him and the king of the north shall come against him.’; ‘War seemed asleep for nine long years; at lengthBoth sides resolved to push, we tried our strength.’;

Popverb

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

Pushverb

To burst pot, as a bud or shoot.

‘The rider pushed on at a rapid pace.’;

Popadverb

Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly.

Pushnoun

the act of applying force in order to move something away;

‘he gave the door a hard push’; ‘the pushing is good exercise’;

Popnoun

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

Pushnoun

the force used in pushing;

‘the push of the water on the walls of the tank’; ‘the thrust of the jet engines’;

Popnoun

a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring;

‘in New England they call sodas tonics’;

Pushnoun

enterprising or ambitious drive;

‘Europeans often laugh at American energy’;

Popnoun

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

Pushnoun

an electrical switch operated by pressing a button;

‘the elevator was operated by push buttons’; ‘the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk’;

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

Pushnoun

an effort to advance;

‘the army made a push toward the sea’;

Popverb

bulge outward;

‘His eyes popped’;

Pushverb

move with force,

‘He pushed the table into a corner’;

Popverb

hit a pop-fly;

‘He popped out to shortstop’;

Pushverb

press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action;

‘He pushed her to finish her doctorate’;

Popverb

make a sharp explosive noise;

‘The cork of the champagne bottle popped’;

Pushverb

make publicity for; try to sell (a product);

‘The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model’; ‘The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops’;

Popverb

fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise;

‘The soldiers were popping’;

Pushverb

strive and make an effort to reach a goal;

‘She tugged for years to make a decent living’; ‘We have to push a little to make the deadline!’; ‘She is driving away at her doctoral thesis’;

Popverb

cause to make a sharp explosive sound;

‘He popped the champagne bottle’;

Pushverb

press against forcefully without being able to move;

‘she pushed against the wall with all her strength’;

Popverb

appear suddenly or unexpectedly;

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

Pushverb

approach a certain age or speed;

‘She is pushing fifty’;

Popverb

put or thrust suddenly and forcefully;

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

Pushverb

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;

‘The liberal party pushed for reforms’; ‘She is crusading for women's rights’; ‘The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate’;

Popverb

release suddenly;

‘pop the clutch’;

Pushverb

sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs);

‘The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs’;

Popverb

hit or strike;

‘He popped me on the head’;

Pushverb

move strenuously and with effort;

‘The crowd pushed forward’;

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’;

Pushverb

make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;

‘`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman’;

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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