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flip

1. a somersault, esp one performed in the air, as in a dive, rather than from a standing position
2. same as nog

FLIP

[flip]
(naval architecture)

FLIP

(1)
An early assembly language on the G-15.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

FLIP

(2)
["FLIP User's Manual", G. Kahn, TR 5, INRIA 1981].

FLIP

(3)
Formal LIst Processor.

An early language for pattern-matching on Lisp structures, similar to CONVERT.

["FLIP, A Format List Processor", W. Teitelman, Memo MAC-M-263, MIT 1966].
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Flip Lid and StrapBand meet the requirements of the single-use plastics (SUP) regulation in Europe, that introduced design requirements to connect caps to bottles, thereby increasing the number of closures which are collected and recycled, and the AB 319 California proposal in the US, which intended that plastic closures remain attached to containers.
United Utilites said the new "flip lid" cover will reduce metal thefts, staff injuries and road accidents - and stop rattling when vehicles drive over them.
Finally, flip lid boxes make a good home for art and craft bits, cooking equipment and excess stationery.
Other goodies include Caboodles' Flip Lid Lip Gloss with SPF15, pounds 4.49 from Boots, Colorsport's Lipstains in 10 shades, pounds 3.99 from Lloyds, Moss and independent chemists, and Sandy Beach eyeshadow, pounds 3.50, from Matalan's Jeff & Maggie range.