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pops

1. slang One's father. (Can by used as a term of address.) A: "Good morning, Pops." B: "Good morning? It's nearly 1 PM!" I'll have to check with my pops, but I think it should be all right.
2. slang A term of address for an older man, whether or not the man is actually elderly. Get outta the way, pops! You're blocking up traffic! Excuse me, pops, do you have the time?
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pops

n. one’s father; any older man. (Also a term of address.) Hey, pops! How you doing?
See also: pop
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The unit can make up to nine pops before refreezing the unit again.
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x]), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), POPs, particulate matter, and heavy metals are all now being discussed in international forums.
The mutant sensibility at work in this droll, smartly curated exhibition proposes the marriage of Surrealism's dream-laden fetish for the body eroticized and grotesque and Pop art's celebration of the shallower, corrosively bright world given over to the packaged good.
As comonomer content of POPs increases, crystallinity and density decrease.
Indeed, that will be the heart of this convention--agreeing on criteria for defining POPs and how additional ones might be added [to the list requiring global controls].
So for the left-leaning Labour Party to feature the red white and blue so prominently was a real turnaround, the latest in a bewildering blur of Union Jacks across the media: what began as a half-serious polemic - to boost British pop in the face of grunge and techno - has become a political battleground.