from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Emerging quickly from a recessed or concealed position when activated.
  • adjective Rising to form a three-dimensional structure when a page is opened.
  • noun A device or illustration that pops up.
  • noun Computers A webpage or advertisement that opens automatically in a new window of a web browser.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective coming into view suddenly from a concealed position
  • adjective opening out to form a three-dimensional structure when the page of a book is opened
  • noun Something that pops up.
  • noun A pop-up advertisement; an advertisement that is triggered to appear on a computer screen when an internet user accesses a particular web page.
  • noun baseball A ball that has been hit to a considerable height above the infield or the shallow outfield; a pop fly.
  • noun A temporary restaurant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a short high fly ball
  • noun 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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