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kip

1
a unit of weight equal to one thousand pounds

kip

2
the standard monetary unit of Laos, divided into 100 at

kip

3 Austral a small board used to spin the coins in two-up

kip

[kip]
(mechanics)
A 1000-pound (453.6-kilogram) load.

kip

A unit of force; equals 1000 pounds (4448 newtons).
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Although August's eyesight is compromised by the cataract in his "walleye" (10) and he has reached the end of his resources financially, Kip and Clare find themselves in even worse straits than he.
During their programme in the partner state of 24th KIP, Uttar Pradesh, they visited Lucknow, Banaras, Agra and rural area of UP.
In the film, Kip travels all over the United States to unearth inspiring stories of local family farmers dedicated to stewardship of the land, a thriving "locavore" subculture centered on farmer's markets, chefs feeding children healthy school meals, and urban and school gardens sprouting up to bring fresh food to low-income communities.
On one of these mornings, Kip's uncle called to confirm the death.
The Kip Carbone helmet has been developed as the first multi-purpose, ultra-light helmet for sliding sports.
Esprit dc Corps is saddened to announce the loss of a long-time friend, distinguished soldier, and former contributor, Brigadier General C dc L (Kip) Kirby.
Summary: JEDDAH: The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs will host the 18th and 19th "Know India Program" (KIP) for People of Indian Origin (PIO) in the states of Goa/Rajasthan and Rajasthan respectively.
Dutch caravan rental company Boedelbak said today it has agreed to buy bankrupt Dutch caravan manufacturer Kip Caravans for an undisclosed sum.
The 42-year-old man became trapped in his Fiat Stilo after he lost control on an unclassified road, between Kip Hill and Tanfield, near Stanley, County Durham, yesterday morning.