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popping

verb , present participle of pop

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1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • a balloon popped suddenly and startled us all
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2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound
  • the last strand popped, causing the chandelier to drop to the floor with a great crash
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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • popping popcorn over a campfire
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4 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • went into the woods hoping to pop the rabbit that was eating our vegetables
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