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po ping

  • n  a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
  • v  bulge outward
  • v  hit a pop-fly
  • v  make a sharp explosive noise
  • v  fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise
    The soldiers were popping
  • v  cause to make a sharp explosive sound
  • v  appear suddenly or unexpectedly
  • v  put or thrust suddenly and forcefully
  • v  release suddenly
  • v  hit or strike
  • v  drink down entirely
  • v  take drugs, especially orally
  • v  cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound
  • v  burst open with a sharp, explosive sound

  • The atom, tightest bundle of matter which man knows, would be a morning glory pod popping out its electron and proton seeds, if physicists had an electric current of .
  • Build an elaborate enough course and you'll feel like a little kid playing in the snow again, zooming downhill, popping up in the air, wiping out on a ramp jump a la Evel Knievel.
  • She is absolutely gaga over Hello Kitty, the beribboned feline that's popping up all over the region.
News & Articles

  • Is There Another Elected Obama In Our Future?
    Have you noticed first lady Michelle Obama popping up a lot in the media lately? Like announcing the best picture winner at the Oscars? Or promoting healthier eating habits? And she recently touched on economic issues at a Democratic fundraiser for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
    June 13, 2013 - Forbes
  • City installs more recycling bins
    Blue recycling bins have been popping up in city business districts for a while now, and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl today announced more are on the way. An additional 80 recycling containers will be installed in Lawrenceville, Oakland, Shadyside, the Strip District and Squirrel Hill in the coming weeks, with the ultimate goal to eventually have them in every business district.… [ Read more ...
    June 13, 2013 - Pittsburgh City Paper
  • Neighbor heard ‘popping noise’ during apparent murder-suicide
    Rachel Steinhaus said she was worried for her neighbors when she saw two of them fighting on their front lawn Tuesday but didn't think much about it when she heard a "popping noise" a short time later. "It sounded like a door slamming," she said Wednesday. But authorities soon arrived to make a grisly discovery: David and Jeana Andrus and their daughters -- 16-year-old Jennifer and 22-year-old ...
    June 12, 2013 - Daily Herald
Quotes

  • Paul Hamm in 940 News
    I heard a small popping sound in the joint,Hamm said.
  • Steve Davis in The Australian
    We heard what sounded like fire crackers and popping off and we realised it was something a bit more serious so we all hit the floor of our van,Mr Davis told ABC radio. "We had come to a halt behind the Sri Lankan bus. It seemed like ages...
  • Vijay Singh in Irish Times
    I wasn't really concerned about him,Singh said of his wait on the 17th green. "I just wanted to know why he got a drop - there was obviously a mole there and he was burrowing at that moment, you could see him popping out! I was just...

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