from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Emerging quickly from a recessed or concealed position when activated: pop-up gun emplacements.
- adj. Rising to form a three-dimensional structure when a page is opened: pop-up illustrations in a children's book.
- n. A device or illustration that pops up.
- n. Baseball See pop fly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. coming into view suddenly from a concealed position
- adj. opening out to form a three-dimensional structure when the page of a book is opened
- n. Something that pops up.
- n. A pop-up advertisement; an advertisement that is triggered to appear on a computer screen when an internet user accesses a particular web page.
- n. A ball that has been hit to a considerable height above the infield or the shallow outfield; a pop fly.
- n. A temporary restaurant.
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- n. a short high fly ball
- n. a book (usually for children) that contains one or more pages such that a three-dimensional structure rises up when a page is opened
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