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pop out (of something)

to jump out of something; to burst out of something. Suddenly, a little mouse popped out of the drawer. I opened the drawer and a mouse popped out.
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pop out

v.
1. To jump or burst out of something: I wound the jack-in-the-box until the puppet popped out.
2. To appear suddenly from within or behind something: Suddenly, a bear popped out from the bushes.
3. To cause something to be removed or released, especially with a small, quick push: The kids accidentally popped out the bottom pane of the window. The memory chip in my computer was broken, so I popped it out and installed a new one.
4. To leave briefly: He'll be back in a minute—he just popped out to get some coffee.
See also: out, pop
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It netted no hits, two pop outs in foul ground, no sacrifice flies and one run.
Percival struggled in the ninth, giving up a run and three hits, but he got Raul Mondesi to pop out with the tying runs on base to end it.
Jesse Orosco relieved and walked Mike Darr to load the bases before getting Ryan Klesko to pop out to third.
In a similar situation Friday night, a game the Angels won 2-1, Holtz got Anderson to pop out to second.
But Baltimore reliever Randy Myers got Luis Alicea to pop out before Gary DiSarcina ended the game by hitting into a double play.
But Baltimore closer Randy Myers got Luis Alicea to pop out before Gary DiSarcina ended the game by hitting into a double play.
Ormond then got Jason Brown to pop out, but left the game.
It can be used on eroding concrete expansion joints, shallow pavement pop outs, and various other shallow or narrow applications.