Last modified on 11 June 2014, at 20:55


See also: popup and pop up



pop-up (not comparable)

  1. coming into view suddenly from a concealed position
  2. opening out to form a three-dimensional structure when the page of a book is opened


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pop-up (plural pop-ups)

  1. Something that pops up.
  2. A pop-up advertisement; an advertisement that is triggered to appear on a computer screen when an internet user accesses a particular web page.
  3. (baseball) A ball that has been hit to a considerable height above the infield or the shallow outfield; a pop fly.
  4. A folded paper element that forms a three-dimensional structure when a folded paper product, such as a book or greeting card, is opened.
  5. A temporary restaurant.
    • Lonely Planet San Francisco Travel Guide
      Pop-ups often charge restaurant prices, but without advance menus, quality control, health-inspected facilities or professional service. Bring cash and arrive early: most pop-ups don't accept credit cards, and popular dishes run out fast.


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