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popper

(pŏp′ər)
n.
Slang An ampoule of amyl nitrite or butyl nitrite, used illicitly to induce euphoria and enhance sexual stimulation.

popper

(pop′ĕr)
A slang term for any of several nitrites, esp. amyl nitrite, inhaled to induce vasodilation, dizziness, or giddiness as a drug of abuse.
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The action, noise and splash of a popper may approximate that of an injured, but still alive, baitfish or other surface-feeding fish.
Additionally, Popper claims that a theory can never be confirmed, only falsified; therefore, scientists would ideally never stop attempting to refute a theory.
Popper is expected to join Temasek within the next few months.
In the classical neo-Kantian terminology used by Popper in this pre-Logic book, the use of the transcendental method has apparently turned out to be an "immanent" (see 57-9) or internal critique of classical epistemology: showing how classical epistemology is internally contradictory in its description of knowledge as science by proposing methods and norms that science does not put into practice.
Since joining the firm in 2011, Popper has been instrumental in the leasing success at 452 Fifth Avenue, a Class A office property the firm acquired in 2010.
Together with Popper and Company's commercial savvy, this enterprise may impact the lives of each and every one of us.
A subplot involving a New York City Zoo official scheming to steal the Gentoos away from the Poppers is a lacklustre diversion.
All that changes when he receives six penguins that teach Popper there's more to life than money.
Jim Carrey stars as Mr Popper in this family comedy about a businessman who is clueless when it comes to the important things in life.
Karl Popper and the Vienna Circle, ALEXANDER NARANIECKI