Pop corn

Pop corn
Pop Pop, n. [Of imitative origin. Cf. {Poop}.] 1. A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A nonalcoholic carbonated beverage; -- so called because it expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc. --Hood.

Syn: soda, soda pop, minerals. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. (Zo["o]l.) The European redwing. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Pop corn}. (a) Corn, or maize, of peculiar excellence for popping; especially, a kind the grains of which are small and compact. (b) Popped corn; corn which has been popped. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pop-corn — [ pɔpkɔrn ] n. m. inv. • 1893, repris 1946; mot angl. amér., contract. de popped corn, de popped « éclaté » et corn « maïs » ♦ Anglic. Grains de maïs soufflés, sucrés ou salés. « une machine automatique fabriquait du pop corn. Les grains de maïs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pop corn — Pour les articles homonymes, voir pop corn (homonymie). Grains de maïs avant leur transformation en pop corn …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pop corn — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pop|corn — «POP KRN», noun. 1. a kind of Indian corn, the kernels of which burst open and puff out when heated. 2. the white, puffed out kernels. ╂[American English < pop1 + corn1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pop Corn — Pop carn (POP CORN) is a Tamil movie with Mohanlal and Simran Bagga in major roles.The film was directed by the versatile Tamil film actor Nassar music by Yuvan Shankar Raja.The movie met with a huge flop at the Box Office …   Wikipedia

  • Pop-corn — Pour les articles homonymes, voir pop corn (homonymie). Le pop corn, maïs soufflé, maïs éclaté[1] ou tactac[2] est un aliment produit par un chauffage fort de grains de maïs. Il existe une seule variété de maïs capable de produire du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pop corn — popcorn pop corn , pop corn pop corn , n. See {pop corn} under {pop}, n.. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pop-corn — Тип блюда: Категория: Рецепт приготовления: В текущей категории (Пестрые бутурбродики): | | | | …   Энциклопедия кулинарных рецептов

  • pop·corn — /ˈpɑːpˌkoɚn/ noun [noncount] : corn in the form of hard yellow seeds that burst open and become soft and white when they are heated We watched a movie and ate (a bag of) popcorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • pop corn — bass (Micropterus spp., Centrarchidae) too short to meet tournament standards; usually less than 14 inches (ca. 36 cm). Also called baby, dink, throw back, nubbin, and slick …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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