flopover

[ flop-oh-ver ]
/ ˈflɒpˌoʊ vər /

noun

a continuous, vertical movement of a television image picture caused by interference in reception or by improper tuning.

Nearby words

  1. flop,
  2. flop forging,
  3. flop sweat,
  4. flop-eared,
  5. flophouse,
  6. flopperoo,
  7. floppers,
  8. floppy,
  9. floppy disk,
  10. flops

Origin of flopover

First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase flop over

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