An arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers:
— This computer can perform a million flops per second.
synonym: floating-point operation.
A complete failure:
— The play was a dismal flop.
Dutch: afgang, blamage, drol, oneer, schande, sisser
The act of throwing yourself down:
— He landed on the bed with a great flop.
Fall suddenly and abruptly.
With a flopping sound.
— He fell flop on his face.
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