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Overview of noun flop

The noun flop has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. floating-point operation, flop

(an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second")

2. flop, dud, washout

(someone who is unsuccessful)

3. flop, bust, fizzle

(a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop")

4. flop, collapse

(the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop")

Overview of verb flop

The verb flop has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) flop

(fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair")

2. (2) flop

(fall suddenly and abruptly)

3. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop

(fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered")

Overview of adv flop

The adv flop has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. flop

(with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud")

2. right, flop

(exactly; "he fell flop on his face") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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