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  • n  (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
  • n  (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species
  • n  an abrupt transition
  • n  taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  • n  a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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  • Toronto Library Asked to Ban Hop on Pop to Protect Dads
    Toronto residents asked their public library to remove six books and a DVD over the past year, and one of those books was Dr. Seuss's Hop on Pop. The classic rhyming tale of fatherhood and saltation was accused of putting pops at risk of being actually hopped on. Read more...
    April 30, 2014 - Gawker

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