Pronunciation: flǒp
v. t.1.To clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap.
[imp. & p. p. Flopped (flǒpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flopping.]
2.To turn suddenly, as something broad and flat.
v. i.1.To strike about with something broad and flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; as, the brim of a hat flops.
2.To fall, sink, or throw one's self, heavily, clumsily, and unexpectedly on the ground.
n.1.Act of flopping.
Noun1.flop - an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
2.flop - someone who is unsuccessful
Synonyms: dud, washout
3.flop - a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
Synonyms: bust
4.flop - the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
Synonyms: collapse
Verb1.flop - fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
2.flop - fall suddenly and abruptly
3.flop - fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
Adv.1.flop - with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
2.flop - exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
Synonyms: right
FLOP - 1. An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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