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popped

slang Caught and arrested by the police. Mitchel? Shoot, I heard he got his sorry ass popped last week. If you get popped for this, I'm pretending like I've never met you before in my life.
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popped

1. mod. arrested. (Similar to busted.) He was popped for hardly anything at all.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. She looks glassy-eyed because she’s popped.
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From its humble beginnings as a new Valleys venue to playing host to some of music's biggest names, The Pop Factory popped on to the music scene 17 years ago.
It is used primarily for human consumption as freshly popped corn or as the basis of popcorn confections.
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1 : to burst or cause to burst with a short loud sound <The balloon popped.>
The body doesn't care if it gets rocked or popped. In the end, the body is a digestion device.--AS TOLD TO ALISON M.
When popcorn is popped in canola shortening, about 30 percent of its fat is cholesterol-raising (sat fat plus trans).
Estimate: What will the mass of the popped kernels be?