(informal) a sudden heavy perspiration caused by embarrassment
An actor’s anxiety; fear of failure: Flop sweat is what an actor gets when he’s nervous on stage/ Lights, camera, and flopsweat (1960s+)
hardware, storage (From “floppy disk” and “optical”) A floppy disk which uses an optical tracking mechanism to improve the positioning accuracy of an ordinary magnetic head, thereby allowing more tracks and greater density. Storage media FAQ (http://cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/arch-storage/part1/faq.html). (1995-03-15)
[flop-ti-kuh l] /ˈflɒp tɪ kəl/ Trademark. 1. a small, high-capacity, removable disk for storing computer data that combines magnetic floppy disk and optical disc technologies.
1. variant of : florist. 1. flourished. abbreviation 1. floruit Florida
[flawr-uh, flohr-uh] /ˈflɔr ə, ˈfloʊr ə/ noun, plural floras, florae [flawr-ee, flohr-ee] /ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. the plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a whole. 2. a work systematically describing such plants. 3. plants, as distinguished from fauna. 4. the aggregate of bacteria, […]