Popping


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The bulging of a hair graft above the scalp surface, an effect which is most common in patients with multiple scalp reduction procedures, which tighten the recipient site; popping can be minimised by using compression bandages
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Popcorn (Zea mays everta Sturt.) or popping corn is corn which expands from the kernel and puffs up when heated.
A designer sandal is tipped over next to a carton of juicy strawberries, and a pearl necklace is carelessly tossed onto a bright box of Cheerios popping out like a yield sign.
Now, a group of chemists claims to have found that the secret to better popping is the crystalline structure of the kernel's hull.