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pop-up

or pop·up

[ pop-uhp ]
/ ˈpɒpˌʌp /
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adjective
noun
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Origin of pop-up

First recorded in 1860–65 for def. 9; noun, adjective use of verb phrase pop up
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British Dictionary definitions for pop-up

pop-up

adjective
(of an appliance) characterized by or having a mechanism that pops upa pop-up toaster
(of a book) having pages that rise when opened to simulate a three-dimensional form
computing (of a menu on a computer screen, etc) suddenly appearing when an option is selected
(of a shop, restaurant, venue, or other small business) intentionally opening and closing for business within a very short span of timea pop-up shop
verb pop up
(intr, adverb) to appear suddenly from below
noun
computing something that appears over or above the open window on a computer screen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with pop-up

pop up

Suddenly appear, as in After a brief warm spell all the flowers popped up, or He's constantly popping up where he's least expected.

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