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flop

 
Adverbial flop has 2 senses
  1. flop - with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
  2. right, flop - exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
Noun flop has 4 senses
  1. floating-point operation, flop - an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
    --1 is a kind of computer operation, machine operation
  2. flop, dud, washout - someone who is unsuccessful
    --2 is a kind of failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person
  3. flop, bust - a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
    --3 is a kind of failure
    --3 has particulars: turkey, bomb, dud
    Derived form: verb flop3
  4. flop, collapse - the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
    --4 is a kind of descent
    Derived form: verb flop1
Verb flop has 3 senses
  1. flop - fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
    --1 is one way to
    collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder
    Derived form: noun flop4
    Sample sentences:
    The children flop in the rocking chair
    There flop some children in the rocking chair
  2. flop - fall suddenly and abruptly
    --2 is one way to
    descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop - fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
    --3 is one way to fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Derived form: noun flop3
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to flop
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