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Definition 1: a backward somersault - [noun denoting act]

(flip-flop is a kind of ...) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

Definition 2: an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states - [noun denoting artifact]

(flip-flop is a kind of ...) an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow

Definition 3: a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flip-flop in the sense of this definition

(flip-flop is a kind of ...) a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot

Definition 4: a decision to reverse an earlier decision - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for flip-flop in the sense of this definition

(flip-flop is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of reaching a decision

"a good executive must be good at decision making"

(... is a kind of flip-flop ) thinking again about a choice previously made

"he had second thoughts about his purchase"

Definition 5: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) - [verb of change]

Synonyms for flip-flop in the sense of this definition

(flip-flop is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"The trend was reversed" "the tides turned against him" "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

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