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Noun: flip-flop  'flip,flóp
  1. A decision to reverse an earlier decision
    - reversal, change of mind, turnabout [N. Amer], turnaround, U-turn
     
  2. A backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    - thong [N. Amer, Austral], jandal [NZ]
     
  3. An electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states
    - bistable
     
  4. A backward somersault
Verb: flip-flop (flip-flopped,flip-flopping)  'flip,flóp
  1. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    - interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip

Derived forms: flip-flops, flip-flopping, flip-flopped

Type of: change by reversal, circuit, deciding, decision making, electric circuit, electrical circuit, flip, reverse, sandal, somersault, somersaulting, somerset [dialect], summersault [archaic], turn

Encyclopedia: Flip-flop