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nip and tuck Informal plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons

nip

2
Chiefly Brit a measure of spirits usually equal to one sixth of a gill

nip

[nip]
(geology)
A small, low cliff or break in slope which is produced by wavelets at the high-water mark.
The point on the bank of a meander lake where erosion takes place due to crowding of the stream current toward the lake.
Thinning of a coal seam, particularly if caused by tectonic movements. Also known as want.
(metallurgy)
(mining engineering)

NIP

(Novell Internet Printing) See NetWare 6.
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He also committed that the government will work with the People of the Nippy Town community to guarantee that toilet facilities are rehabilitated or built.
The company was founded in 1987 by Peter Bachelor and Noel Davis, both engineers, with the successful launch of the NIPPY Ventilator.
But she is also so determined to set the record straight about her beautiful Nippy that she decided to write this book.
Moist and tasty, with both rum and brandy contributing to that traditional nippy flavour
But they're more than that: Both are capable of recording MPEG-4 video at a very nippy 30 flames per second--so your whole family doesn't end up looking like Charlie Chaplin, as they will on many cameras--and by using the company's DIGA DVD recorders, you can transfer recorded TV programs over to the little D-Snaps and play them back on the move.
Some of the ladies, called Nippies because they were nippy on their feet, served royalty at Palace garden parties before the war.
First, their manager -- the nippy former French international winger Jean Tigana -- makes his own wine.
The nippy morning air has descended once again, announcing the beginning of Autumn.
Mammals, by contrast, rev up their metabolic rate in a nippy environment to keep their body temperature toasty.
For a great way to ring in spring when the weather's still a bit nippy, how about a spring fling brunch your friends and family will never forget?
It's a car best suited to town work, where its nippy nature, reasonably comfortable ride and easy parking make it just about perfect.
ONE of the amazing things about today's crop of city cars is that they can do the motorway trips as well as giving great economy and nippy performance around town.