popping


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pop·ping

 (pŏp′ĭng)
n.
A form of urban dance originating in California in the late 1970s, involving rhythmic contractions of the dancer's muscles to accent the beat, usually performed to funk music.
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Noun1.popping - a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a corkpopping - a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
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Another and another popped out of the circular, pot-like dwelling, while from all the other black objects came popping more creatures--very like jumping-jacks when their boxes are unhooked--until fully a hundred stood gathered around our little group of travelers.
A boy popping his first question is confidence itself compared with him.
But the more he shot, the more he felt disgraced in the eyes of Veslovsky, who kept popping away merrily and indiscriminately, killing nothing, and not in the slightest abashed by his ill success.