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tip

1
1. a payment given for services in excess of the standard charge; gratuity
2. a piece of inside information, esp in betting or investing

tip

2
a glancing hit in cricket

tip

[tip]
(design engineering)
A piece of material secured to and differing from a cutter tooth or blade.
(electricity)
The contacting part at the end of a phone plug.
(electronics)
A small protuberance on the envelope of an electron tube, resulting from the closing of the envelope after evacuation.

TIP

tip

i. The extremities of airfoils, such as in wing tips.
ii. The angle of rotation of a reconnaissance camera about an aircraft transverse axis. Also called pitch.

TIP

(1)
Texas Instruments Pascal.

TIP

(2)
A Unix program for interactive communication via serial lines.

Unix manual page: tip(1).

TIP

(Trouble In Paradise) A freeware program from Gibson Research Corporation, Laguna Hills, CA (www.grc.com) that checks the health of Zip and Jaz drives. See click of death. See also tip and ring.
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TIPPs participants undergo baseline labs, height and weight measurements, and fitness testing, and they complete an eating habit questionnaire.
Tipps played a smaller role at the scene, but I include his account
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These sensors provide an extended line of sight, enabling TIPPS to see out to 10 kilometers, Bigge said.
In a game between New Bremen and Tipp City nines, a "constant flow" of good humor was evident; the New Bremen boys "jollied the 'Tipps' and called them pet names." At West Liberty, the visiting and home teams completely forswore swearing and "kicking" at the umpire.
After showing repeating patterns and symmetry in pottery, baskets, or blankets, teachers can demonstrate examples of repeating patterns with various commercially made blocks and identify those patterns that slide, reflect, or rotate, thus illustrating the concepts of transformations and symmetry (Cathcart et al., 2000; Kennedy and Tipps 2000).
In addition to our successful college campus anti-binge drinking project, BABLO will be supporting the Century Council's point-of-sale initiatives statewide, and providing TIPPS training at our annual Product Trade Show.
At ARC Systems, says Mary Tipps, the company's marketing director, last year the company "decisioned" more than $9 billion worth of loans (all alt-A and subprime), referring to the total value of loan applications that were entered into ARC Systems' underwriting system for an automated judgment of where they could be sold.
Gregory Murray was named to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer and Thomas Tipps was named president and chief operating officer of Vitality's foodservice business unit, a position that has been vacant for several months.
TIPPS, a member of the San Antonio Chapter, died April 7 at the Texas Medical Center, Houston, following a courageous battle with cancer.
From Bagpuss to Paddington, The Wombles to Pogle's Wood, there are golden oldies galore and off-beat classics such as The Singing Ringing Tree and Crystal Tipps and Alistair.