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An act of being put out by a caught fly ball.
- ‘After Morgan retreated to first, he promptly swiped second, but could move no further on a fly ball by Tony Perez and a pop-out by George Foster.’
- ‘Still, it is another example of how strong the writing was getting that instead of the strikeouts from season one or the pop-outs of season two, the dogs in season three were at the very worst singles or sacrifice flies.’
- ‘After a second inning pop-out, Jeff drew the first unintentional walk of his career in the fourth inning.’
- ‘Mulder hit two batters and walked Young in the third, but got out of that with a pop-out and grounder.’
Denoting something designed or made so that it is easily removable for use.‘a pop-out panel’
- ‘In the master suite, another pop-out deck catches the breezes and views of surrounding Rancho Mission Viejo.’
- ‘Its planes have bolted steel doors, too; the crew can escape through pop-out front windows if they need to.’
- ‘She stressed that many pills were available in pop-out packs which were even harder to make child-resistant.’
- ‘To the left of the loft's ladder is a pop-out bay window, a spot for relaxing while looking out over the colorful gardens that Cindy planted for Caroline.’
- ‘Four years down the line and the Christmas list is shaping up along these lines: pistol, cutlass, bow and arrow and some kind of gun with a pop-out cork.’
- ‘In addition to a centre console/trunk, there are several dash compartments, four cup-holders in front (permanent in the console and pop-out from the dash), and two large bins in each door.’
- ‘Also, a pair of tricksy pop-out cupholders hide behind a flimsy bit of plastic on the passenger side.’
- ‘You can re-cover a pop-out chair seat like this one quickly and easily.’
- ‘Constructed of shiny clean aluminum in 1978, its curvy interior, overhead storage, and pop-out tables epitomize modern design.’
- ‘Ferretti says all vine crops can be transplanted if plantable containers or plastic pop-out containers are used, so gardeners can buy starter plants from garden centers or grow their own from seed.’
- ‘Colorful truck tailgates become benches and railings, and pop-out rear car windows become display shelves.’
- ‘The filets have little pop-out thermometers that tell you when they're done.’
- ‘From there, the space began to grow, with found objects, Jack's beanstalk, pop-out characters, balloons, ladders in the air.’
- ‘Truss's humorous tract on the rights and wrongs of punctuation now comes complete with a novelty pop-out repair kit of adhesive stickers for punctuation vigilantes.’
- ‘As luck would have it, the craft store happened to have baby books, and Ally picked out one that was pretty without being impractically covered in lace and bows and pop-out pictures of cherubs.’
- ‘That led to something called closed control, where medication was put into little pop-out packs.’
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