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Dictionary definition for: Flop

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

2. (v) fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"

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

4. (n) someone who is unsuccessful

5. (v) fall suddenly and abruptly

6. (r) exactly; "he fell flop on his face"

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

8. (v) fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"

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

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