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verb plop pronunciation in British English /plɒp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleplopping
past tenseplopped
past participleplopped
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to fall with a short sound like the sound made by a small object falling into a liquid, or by an amount of liquid falling onto a surface
    plop on/into: Large raindrops began to plop on the car roof.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to drop something into a liquid so that it makes a short sound
    Ben plopped three sugar cubes into his coffee.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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