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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pop, popping(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. popping(Noun)

    A funk dance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Popping

    of Pop

  2. Popping

    a. & n. from Pop

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce popping?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say popping in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of popping in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Holly Gordon:

    Those pesky one-time, quarterly and annual fees just kept popping up, sending my budget into panic mode.

  3. Bob Baffert:

    There are a lot of good horses in here, unless we see something different on Derby Day, this is a nice evenly matched group of horses. I don't see someone really popping off the screen.

  4. Pallo Conteh:

    Our people are stubborn, until they stop doing what I call the silly things we will have cases popping up here and there.

  5. Erik Gerding:

    The OCC actions are eye-popping in terms of the number and seniority of the individuals charged.

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