Definition of Flip-flop

1. Noun. A decision to reverse an earlier decision.

Exact synonyms: Change Of Mind, Reversal, Turnabout, Turnaround
Generic synonyms: Deciding, Decision Making
Specialized synonyms: Afterthought, Reconsideration, Rethink, Second Thought
Derivative terms: Reverse



2. Verb. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).
Exact synonyms: Alternate, Flip, Interchange, Switch, Tack
Generic synonyms: Change By Reversal, Reverse, Turn
Derivative terms: Switch, Switch, Tack

3. Noun. A backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe.
Exact synonyms: Thong
Generic synonyms: Sandal

4. Noun. An electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states.

5. Noun. A backward somersault.

Definition of Flip-flop

1. Noun. A sandal, usually of rubber, secured to the foot by two straps mounted between the big toe and its neighbour. ¹

2. Noun. An instance of flip-flopping, of repeatedly changing one's stated opinion about a matter. ¹

3. Noun. (computing electronics) An electronic circuit (a bistable multivibrator) that has two stable states and is thereby capable of serving as one bit of memory. ¹

4. Verb. To alternate back and forth between directly opposite opinions, ideas, or decisions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flip-flop

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flip-flop (current term)
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Literary usage of Flip-flop

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1. How to Do Science Experiments with Children by Joan Bentley (2003)
"Label the top of the graph "Flip Flop." 2. Have each group cover its work area with newspaper. Distribute an investigation sheet and a cup icon to each ..."

2. The Iron Hunter by Chase Salmon Osborn (1919)
"cause one had a white forehead and the other was coal black. The first real fight I ever had was with a boy who shouted after me " flip-flop! " " flip-flop! ..."

3. Windmills and Wooden Shoes by Maude Margaret Grant (1920)
"klop, klop," Toward the windmill that turns with its "Flip, flop, flop," Flip, flop, flop, And around and round, Till the water is pumped and the corn is ..."

4. Big Picture: Money Follows Power Shift on Capitol Hill by Larry Makinson (1997)
"The Great PAC Flip-Flop of 1996 If you forget everything else in this report, remember this: money follows power. For a textbook example of how this works, ..."

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