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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.
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This is a good-news, bad-news situation because the outfielders have a better chance to get the short pop fly, but are more at risk from a collision with an infielder.
But then, when Joe Beimel appeared to have pitched a perfect top of the 10th, Kent dropped John McDonald's high pop fly in shallow right field.
Left fielder Cody Jankins lost Bonofiglio's pop fly in the sun, clearing the bases as Phillips built a 5-3 lead.
On a 2-0 pitch from Mitre with the Marlins infield playing in, Garciaparra hit a harmless pop fly into foul territory.
A muffed pop fly by Cano with two out in the fourth allowed Jason Bay to score all the way from first base with the third Boston run, then Rocco Baldelli hit a sacrifice fly in the sixth to drive in Kevin Youkilis with the Sox' final run.
Aybar doubled home a run to give the Angels a 4-1 lead and Matthews hit a pop fly to Harris at shortstop, but he dropped it, allowing Napoli to score the Angels' fifth run.
The Tomahawks had another chance in the eighth when Henningson's two-out pop fly to left field was mishandled, but McKenna, who was not running on contact, only advanced to third on the play.
Gonzalez, who had lost a high pop fly in the windows above the upper deck behind first base the previous afternoon, raced toward the spot where the ball was coming down and appeared to have a bead.
In the bottom of the frame, UEL shortstop Shawn "Deuce" Morin snagged a pop fly, and third baseman Tim Citro fielded a pair of grounders, each time throwing the ball to his brother at first for the out, clinching both the victory and the playoff's top seed.
But his best moment came in the eighth inning, when he raced into shallow center field in pursuit of a high pop fly by Braves catcher Corky Miller.
John Welch dropped a Ramos pop fly, and then he and Keith Beauregard executed a delayed double steal, with Beauregard taking home.
3) The Dodgers' Wilson Betemit reaches into the crowd and prepares to catch a pop fly by Arizona's Eric Byrnes.