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A genre of trance music which typically ranges between 138 and 145 BPM. It has themes in common with Euro, Trance, Happy Hardcore, and Hardstyle. It is typically unpretentious; very poppy and commercial.
"Man, the hands up set they played last night didn't have enough Rob Mayth..."
by chrischigadoba May 08, 2008
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sending two texts in a row without a reply inbetween.
Rachel: whats up?
Tessa: not to much! hbu?
Tessa: dude, i'm so bored.
Rachel: stop double texting me.
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Hands Up can mean many things.

1. Hands Up is the common term used for officers with weaponry when a crime is committing, they aim the weapon at the criminal and usually shout "Hands Up"
2. Hands Up is a type of Dance/Techno in the music genre, usually around 135 to 150 bpm. It has a kick to bass style and is usually repetitive, every 16-beats has a stage up. See Dancecore
1. The police sees the criminal, They aim their weapon at the criminal and shout "Hands Up! This is the police!"
2. Woah, This tune...It makes me wanna dance! ~ That would be the Kick'n'Bass workin' in the Hands Up genre.
by Terrum August 13, 2010
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The universally accepted gesture of, or order thereof, surrender between any combatants in which the surrendering party(s) hands are elevated 90 degrees vertically without weapons, in order to visually display the non-possession of any weapon, and the voluntary cessation of all hostile action on behalf of the surrendering party(s).
"When the Allied forces exited their trenches and advanced forward, the Axis soldiers came out with their hands up.)
by speedog May 01, 2010
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A Style of electronica that is Super-Ultra Happy. (Happier than Happy Hardcore)and is amazingly Amazing.
Dude1:Hey, Do You want to be happy right now.
Dude2:Well, Yeah
Dude1:Alright, We'll Listen to Some Hands-Up.
by steve213546 November 13, 2006
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