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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. Erik Gerding:

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

  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. Bill Rowley:

    Weve probably had thousands of tips of him popping up in different areas, we have no idea what were driving down there for. It could be Pitzen. It could be a hoax.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Mike Pence -- I know I've seen this rumor that keeps popping up, and Nikki Haley as VP would be great, but Mike Pence has done a phenomenal job as Mike Pence.

  5. Lance Andrade:

    You could hear the explosions from people's vehicle tires popping from the heat, you could hear crackling. Smoke was coming in every direction. You could feel the heat. We just waited it out and prayed to God.

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