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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pop, poppingnoun

    a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

Wiktionary

  1. poppingnoun

    A funk dance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Popping

    of Pop

  2. Popping

    a. & n. from Pop

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  1. Popping

    Popping is a street dance and one of the original funk styles that came from California, in the African American community during the 1960s-1970s. It is based on the technique of quickly contracting and relaxing muscles to cause a jerk in the dancer's body, referred to as a pop or a hit. This is done continuously to the rhythm of a song in combination with various movements and poses. Popping is also used as an umbrella term to refer to a group of closely related illusionary dance styles and techniques that are often integrated with popping to create a more varied performance, such as the robot, waving and tutting. However, it is distinct from breaking and locking, with which popping is often confused. A popping dancer is commonly referred to as a popper. As one of the earliest funk and street dance style, popping is closely related to hip hop dancing. It is often performed in battles, where participants try to outperform each other in front of a crowd, giving room for improvisation and freestyle moves that are seldom seen in shows and performances, such as interaction with other dancers and spectators. Popping and related styles such as waving and tutting have also been incorporated into the electronica dance scene to some extent, influencing new styles such as liquid and digits and turfing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Victor Cha:

    Unfortunately, it's a big win for North Korea. They were able to get Sony to shut down the picture. They got the U.S. government to admit that North Korea was the source of this and there's no action plan really, at least publicly no action plan, in response to it, i think from their perspective, in Pyongyang, they're probably popping the champagne corks.

  2. Delle Donne:

    Washington Mystics ' didnt have Washington Mystics ' Emma Meesseman. Were a different team when shes on it, we got a really good Connecticut team coming in. Washington Mystics ' are playing really great basketball. Well focus on Washington Mystics ' and figure some things out. Washington Mystics ' Emma Meesseman was a huge reason that Washington Mystics ' were able to advance Las Vegas, winning the series on Tuesday night. Washington Mystics ' Emma Meesseman had 22 points in the clincher. Washington Mystics ' and The Sun played three times in the regular season and Connecticut won twice. Washington did win the final matchup by an eye-popping 43 points. The two teams havent played since June 29. While Washington had to work to put away Las Vegas, Connecticut cruised through the semifinals, sweeping Los Angeles in three games. After getting eliminated in single-elimination playoff games the previous few years, The Sun were determined to get one of the top two seeds and the double-bye that goes with it. After finishing with the second-best record behind Washington in the regular season, Connecticut accomplished that. The Sun have benefited by having a healthy year for their starting lineup as the team used the same five to begin every game. The Suns starting five of Jasmine Thomas, Alyssa Thomas, Shekinna Stricklen, Courtney Williams and Jonquel Jones all have the ability to have big games, making them tough to game plan against. Thats what coach Curt Miller expected when Shekinna Stricklen took over the team in 2016.

  3. Roy Gutterman:

    I can see this popping up more and more, it would be reasonable to see similar suits popping up with the events in Charlottesville. Left-wing protesters clash with conservatives over the scheduled appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos. ( The Associated Press) Last August, a rally in opposition to the removal of a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the campus of the University of Virginia turned violent as white supremacists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotestors. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when James Alex Fields Jr. drove a 2010 Dodge Challenger into a crowd on a pedestrian mall. Roy Gutterman predicted the success of any future lawsuit depends on the motives of the plaintiffs, and how the court rules.

  4. Tim Ghriskey:

    With markets close to all-time highs again, you see IPOs popping out of the woodwork.

  5. Lewis Ward:

    Boredom is a finicky creature, never around when you need it, and always popping up when you want it the least.

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