- A pop-up is defined as a three-dimensional design in a book that lifts up on the page when the book is opened to the specially-designed page, or a temporary retail store.
- An example of a pop-up is a page in a children's book that presents a three-dimensional forest when the book is opened; a pop-up book.
- An example of a pop-up store is a gift shop set up during the holidays.
- The definition of a pop-up is a window that comes up on top of another window on a computer screen.
An example of a pop-up is an unwanted window that comes up on a computer screen trying to sell a weight loss pill.
pop-up definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Baseball pop ()
- Comput. a window, containing a message or menu, that appears superimposed over the window in use, often, specif., one containing an advertisement from the Web
of or designating a book designed so that cut-out portions of an illustration lift when the book is opened to its page, producing a three-dimensional effect
pop-up definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Emerging quickly from a recessed or concealed position when activated: pop-up gun emplacements.
- Rising to form a three-dimensional structure when a page is opened: pop-up illustrations in a children's book.
- A device or illustration that pops up.
- Baseball See pop fly.
pop-up - Computer Definition
pop-up - Phrases/Idioms
Suddenly appear, as in After a brief warm spell all the flowers popped up, or He's constantly popping up where he's least expected.