For the meaning of "SOP" in Wiktionary's jargon, see Wiktionary:Criteria for inclusion#Idiomaticity.
See also: sop and söp

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  1. Initialism of State of Palestine.

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SOP (countable and uncountable, plural SOPs)

  1. Initialism of sex on/over the phone.
  2. Initialism of standard operating procedure.
  3. (manufacturing) Initialism of start of production.
  4. (construction) Initialism of setting-out point.
  5. Initialism of sum of parts.
    • 1999, Grant Venerable, Managing in a Five Dimension Economy: Ven Matrix Architectures for New Organizations, Greenwood Publishing Group, →ISBN, page 19:
      In like manner, the "not-SOP/ROP" complement of a system (SOP + ROP) is called the nature of the whole, or the organizing essence of a systemic whole. ... And it is there as an aspect of the whole which differs from the sum of parts (SOP) .
    • 2010, Jeremy Bolland, Writing Securities Research: A Best Practice Guide, John Wiley & Sons, →ISBN, page 129:
      a stock analyst might refer to a DCF (discounted cash flow), DDM (dividend discount model), EVA (economic value added), NAV (net asset value) or SOP (sum of parts) calculation. Comparisons can be made against the stock's historic ...
    • 2012, David Faulkner, Satu Teerikangas, Richard J. Joseph, The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 206:
      2002; Lamont and Polk 2002; Vilalonga 2004). They are therefore keen to establish that “sum of parts” (SOP) valuation gives a more realistic firm value. Acquirers which may buy the target and then unbundle it to divest some of the acquired ...
  6. (Internet) Initialism of same-origin policy.
  7. Initialism of semen on picture.

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