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pop–up

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noun \ˈpäp-ˌəp\

Definition of pop–up

  1. 1 :  pop fly

  2. 2 :  a component or device that pops up

  3. 3 :  a pop-up book

  4. 4 :  a pop-up window on a computer screen

First Known Use of pop–up

1880


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pop–up

adjective

Definition of pop–up

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or having a component or device that pops up a pop–up book

  2. 2 :  appearing suddenly on a computer screen a pop–up window

  3. 3 of a business :  set up quickly for short-term operation in a temporary location pop-up stores/shops pop-up retail The front lawn of nearly every home becomes either a parking lot or a pop-up market, perfect for hungry, thirsty fans held captive by the conga lines of traffic. — Juliet Macur

First Known Use of pop–up

1926


POP–UP Defined for English Language Learners

pop-up

play
noun

Definition of pop–up for English Language Learners

  • computers : a window that appears on the screen over other windows or documents and that often advertises something

pop-up

adjective

Definition of pop–up for English Language Learners

  • : having a picture that stands up when a page is opened

  • computers : appearing on the screen over another window or document


POP–UP Defined for Kids

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pop–up

noun \ˈpäp-ˌəp\

Definition of pop–up for Students

  1. :  a window that appears suddenly on a computer screen often for advertising


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pop–up

adjective

Definition of pop–up for Students

  1. 1 :  relating to or having a part or device that pops up a pop-up book

  2. 2 :  appearing suddenly on a computer screen pop-up ads

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