HyperDic: flip-flop

English > 5 senses of the word flip-flop:
NOUNcognitionflip-flop, reversal, change of mind, turnabout, turnarounda decision to reverse an earlier decision
artifactflip-flop, thonga backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
artifactflip-flopan electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states
actflip-flopa backward somersault
VERBchangeflip-flop, interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flipreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
English > flip-flop: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA decision to reverse an earlier decision.
Synonymsreversal, change of mind, turnabout, turnaround
Narrowerreconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethinkthinking again about a choice previously made
Broaderdecision making, decidingThe cognitive process of reaching a decision
Verbsflip-flopreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
English > flip-flop: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe.
Synonymthong
BroadersandalA shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
Spanishchancla, chancleta
English > flip-flop: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states.
Broadercircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
Spanishcircuito basculante, circuito biestable, flip-flop
Catalanflip-flop
English > flip-flop: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA backward somersault.
Broadersomersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flipAn acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
Spanishsalto mortal
English > flip-flop: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) .
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsinterchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Spanishalternar
Catalanalternar, canviar, intercanviar
Nounsflip-flopa decision to reverse an earlier decision

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