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BOP or Bop may refer to:


Animals and plants[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Bop, shortened form of Bebop, an early modern jazz developed in the 1940s
  • Hard Bop, a style of jazz music that is an extension of bebop (or "bop") music
  • "Bop" (song), a single by Dan Seals, released in 1986


Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


Government and law[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • Balance of plant, the supporting components and auxiliary systems of a power plant
  • Basic oxygen process, a method of steelmaking
  • Best Operating Practice (used by Thames Water to describe operation of water and waste water treatment plants in the UK)
  • BIOS operation (bop), used as noun and verb, a technique to transition from 16-bit virtual x86 mode to 32-bit protected mode utilized by Microsoft's NTDOS
  • Bleeding on probing, expression used by dentists to signify gingival (gum) bleeding on mechanical stimulation by a probe
  • Blowout preventer, a large valve used in oil or natural gas drilling
  • Bond order potential, a form of interatomic potential used, for example, in molecular dynamics simulations
  • BOP reagent, Benzotriazole-1-yl-oxy-tris-(dimethylamino)-phosphonium hexafluorophosphate


Other uses[edit]