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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tip  \Tip\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tipped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tipping}.] 
  To  form  a  point  upon  to  cover  the  tip,  top  or  end  of  as 
  to  tip  anything  with  gold  or  silver. 
 
  With  truncheon  tipped  with  iron  head.  --Hudibras. 
 
  Tipped  with  jet,  Fair  ermines  spotless  as  the  snows 
  they  press.  --Thomson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tip  \Tip\,  n.  [Akin  to  D.  &  Dan.  tip,  LG  &  Sw  tipp,  G.  zipfel 
  and  probably  to  E.  tap  a  plug,  a  pipe.] 
  1.  The  point  or  extremity  of  anything  a  pointed  or  somewhat 
  sharply  rounded  end  the  end  as  the  tip  of  the  finger; 
  the  tip  of  a  spear. 
 
  To  the  very  tip  of  the  nose.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  An  end  piece  or  part  a  piece,  as  a  cap,  nozzle,  ferrule, 
  or  point,  applied  to  the  extreme  end  of  anything  as  a 
  tip  for  an  umbrella,  a  shoe,  a  gas  burner,  etc 
 
  3.  (Hat  Manuf.)  A  piece  of  stiffened  lining  pasted  on  the 
  inside  of  a  hat  crown. 
 
  4.  A  thin,  boarded  brush  made  of  camel's  hair,  used  by 
  gilders  in  lifting  gold  leaf. 
 
  5.  Rubbish  thrown  from  a  quarry. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tip  \Tip\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  LG  tippen  to  tap,  Sw  tippa,  and  E.  tap 
  to  strike  gently.] 
  1.  To  strike  slightly;  to  tap. 
 
  A  third  rogue  tips  me  by  the  elbow.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  To  bestow  a  gift,  or  douceur,  upon  to  give  a  present  to 
  as  to  tip  a  servant.  [Colloq.]  --Thackeray. 
 
  3.  To  lower  one  end  of  or  to  throw  upon  the  end  to  tilt; 
  as  to  tip  a  cask;  to  tip  a  cart. 
 
  {To  tip  off},  to  pour  out  as  liquor. 
 
  {To  tip  over},  to  overturn. 
 
  {To  tip  the  wink},  to  direct  a  wink;  to  give  a  hint  or 
  suggestion  by  or  as  by  a  wink.  [Slang]  --Pope. 
 
  {To  tip  up},  to  turn  partly  over  by  raising  one  end 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tip  \Tip\,  v.  i. 
  To  fall  on  or  incline  to  one  side  --Bunyan. 
 
  {To  tip  off},  to  fall  off  by  tipping. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tip  \Tip\,  n.  [See  {Tip}  to  strike  slightly,  and  cf  {Tap}  a 
  slight  blow.] 
  1.  A  light  touch  or  blow;  a  tap. 
 
  2.  A  gift;  a  douceur;  a  fee.  [Colloq.] 
 
  3.  A  hint,  or  secret  intimation,  as  to  the  chances  in  a  horse 
  race,  or  the  like  [Sporting  Cant] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tip 
  n  1:  the  extreme  end  of  something  especially  something  pointed 
  2:  a  relatively  small  amount  of  money  given  for  services 
  rendered  (as  by  a  waiter)  [syn:  {gratuity},  {baksheesh},  {bakshish}, 
  {bakshis},  {backsheesh}] 
  3:  an  indication  of  potential  opportunity;  "he  got  a  tip  on  the 
  stock  market";  "a  good  lead  for  a  job"  [syn:  {lead},  {steer}, 
  {confidential  information},  {wind},  {hint}] 
  4:  a  V  shape;  "the  cannibal's  teeth  were  filed  to  sharp  points" 
  [syn:  {point},  {peak}] 
  5:  the  top  point  of  a  mountain  or  hill;  "the  view  from  the  peak 
  was  magnificent";  "they  clambered  to  the  summit  of 
  Monadnock"  [syn:  {peak},  {crown},  {crest},  {top},  {summit}] 
  v  1:  cause  to  tip  or  tilt 
  2:  mark  with  a  tip;  "tip  the  arrow  with  the  small  stone" 
  3:  give  a  tip  or  gratuity  to  in  return  for  a  service,  beyond 
  the  agreed-on  compensation;  "Remember  to  tip  the  waiter" 
  [syn:  {bung}] 
  4:  to  incline  or  bend  from  a  vertical  position:  "She  leaned 
  over  the  banister."  [syn:  {lean},  {tilt},  {slant},  {angle}] 
  5:  walk  on  one's  toes  [syn:  {tiptoe},  {tippytoe}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  TIP 
 
  1.  {Texas  Instruments  Pascal}. 
 
  2.  A  {Unix}  program  for  interactive  communication  via  {serial 
  line}s. 
 
  {Unix  manual  page}:  tip(1). 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  TIP 
  Terminal  Interface  Processor  (ARPANET) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  TIP 
  Transputer  Image  Processing 
 
 




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