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POP

1. Internet post office protocol: a protocol which brings e-mail to and from a mail server
2. Environment persistent organic pollutant

pop

[päp]
(computer science)
To obtain information from the top of a stack and then reset a pointer to the next item in the stack.
(mining engineering)
A drill hole blasted to reduce larger pieces of rock or to trim a working face. Also known as pop hole; pop shot.

POP

[pöp or ¦pē¦ō′pē]
(computer science)

POP

(language)
A family of programming languages, POP-1, POP-2, POP-10, Pop-11, POP++, POP-9X, POPLOG.

POP

(2)

PoP

(3)

pop

(programming)
To remove something from the top of a stack.

Opposite of push.

(Not to be confused with Post Office Protocol or POP-1 the language).

POP

(1) (Point of Presence) The point at which a line from a long distance carrier (IXC) connects to the line of the local telephone company or to the user if the local company is not involved. For dial-up access to the Internet via analog modem, the POP is the local telephone exchange that the modem dials into to log in. See Super POP.

(2) (Post Office Protocol) See POP3.

(3) Retrieve an item from a stack. See push/pop.

(4) (Package for Online Programming) See POP-1.

(5) See package on package.
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It wasn't the first time Santorum has popped off on a sensitive topic.
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It's lose lose for the motorist - no doubt if they popped off to get some change, by the time they came back a parking fine would have been slapped on the windscreen.
It was similar to one that popped off on Tuesday and floated free.
What happens to a divot after it is popped off the test fixture will be captured by two high-speed digital cameras, each capable of shooting 2,000 to 10,000 images per second.
Or maybe these supernova explosions, which popped off at a time when the universe was about 10 billion years old, were intrinsically dimmer than younger ones.
Surely, all the sycophantic posturing from the TV channels after the Queen Mum and Mags popped off their mortal coils last year, was enough for everyone.