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English noun: Popper

1. Popper (person) British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)

SynonymsKarl Popper, Sir Karl Raimund Popper

Broader (hypernym)philosopher

2. popper (artifact) a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)

Broader (hypernym)excitant, stimulant, stimulant drug

3. popper (artifact) a container for cooking popcorn

Broader (hypernym)cooker

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