Definition of pop up in English:

pop up

  • 1Appear or occur suddenly and unexpectedly: these memories can pop up from time to time
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    • There is no campaign and suddenly his name pops up, clearly presented by the British and the French who have been impressed by his negotiational ability.
    • Suddenly a commercial pops up for Colgate toothpaste.
    • So much for these chain stores that appear to be popping up all over the country.
    Synonyms
    appear (suddenly), occur (suddenly), arrive, materialize, come along, happen, emerge, arise, crop up, turn up, present itself, come to light
    informal show up
  • 1.1 Computing (Of a browser window) appear without having been requested, especially for the purpose of advertising.
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    • You see the warnings indicated by the red popping up on the screen.
    • It also pops up a screen asking you for permission to enter the site, all according to the rules.
    • You can float the mouse over the button and a tool tip will pop up with the command name.
  • 2Hit a baseball high into the air but not deep, providing an easy catch: in three at bats, he struck out twice and popped up
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    • The vast majority of firebrands have been second basemen, a position often played by smaller men, though feisty shortstops also pop up from time to time.
    • The batter popped up a bunt foul behind catcher who chose to catch the foul ball on the fly.
    • With the winning run on second and nobody out, Damon tried to bunt, and he ended up popping up to Posada.
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