What is wallop?

  • (noun): A severe blow.
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Wallop

Wallop was originally designed as an Internet social network service from Microsoft Research. As a startup, the company behind Wallop was backed by $13 million from Microsoft and venture capitalists including Norwest Venture Partners, Bay Partners and Consor Capital.

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Middle Wallop
... Middle Wallop is a village in the civil parish of Nether Wallop in Hampshire, England, on the A343 road ... The village has a public house, The George Inn, a petrol station as well as The Wallops Parish Hall ... Together the villages of Over Wallop, Middle Wallop and Nether Wallop are known as the Wallops and run in a line roughly North to South following the line of the Wallop ...
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The Mighty Wallop!
... The Mighty Wallop! was a short-lived Jamestown, New York-based band formed by Dennis Drew, Steve Gustafson, and Jeff Erickson of the band 10,000 Maniacs in 2001 ... written for and performed by The Mighty Wallop! including "I Don't Love You Too", "Gold", "When We Walked On Clouds", "It's a Beautiful Life", "Fine Line", "Tiny Arrows", and "Downhill." The song "Live For ...
Robert Wallop - Family Life
... Wallop married Ann Wriothesley, daughter of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton by whom he a son Henry Wallop, his only child, who through the ... was most probable on account of his family connection to Wallop that Thomas Wriothesley was so extremely strenuous in favour of those regicides who had surrendered ... became heir to his father, but died unmarried and John Wallop, who next enjoyed the estate and the youngest, Charles, who died before his father, unmarried ...
Wallop - History As A Social Network - Public Reception
... One aspect of Wallop's beta release that most people react about, is its continued usage of the invite-only account creation strategy, wherein users will only be able to sign ... Being started as a Microsoft Research project, the beta release of Wallop social networking site was moderately covered among tech savvies, with several articles written about ... Several of such articles and some blogs speculated that Wallop would be Microsoft's answer to then growing demand in the social networking arena ...

More definitions of "wallop":

  • (noun): A forceful consequence; a strong effect.
    Example: "The book packs a wallop"
    Synonyms: impact
  • (verb): Defeat soundly and utterly.
    Example: "We'll wallop them!"