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nip

nip and tuck Informal plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons

nip

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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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Too good to last," Anne told herself with a little sigh, on the September day when a certain nip in the wind and a certain shade of intense blue on the gulf water said that autumn was hard by.
Irais writes about once a week, and inquires after the garden and the babies, and announces her intention of coming back as soon as the numerous relations staying with her have left,--"which they won't do," she wrote the other day, "until the first frosts nip them off, when they will disappear like belated dahlias--double ones of course, for single dahlias are too charming to be compared to relations.
He never nipped Buck without cause, and he never failed to nip him when he stood in need of it.
She drew a loud breath and snorted out through her tense nostrils, started, pricked up her sharp ear, and put out her strong, black lip towards Vronsky, as though she would nip hold of his sleeve.
Well, maybe a wee nip would keep out the raw morning chill.
However, NIPS is only a screening test, and ACOG recommends that a positive NIPS result be followed up with a diagnostic test such as amniocentesis or CVS.
With NipSense2, Voith has developed a new analytic system through which the invisible nip conditions of two rolls can be visualized and measured in real time.
Ariosa shares ACMG's view that NIPS is a safe and effective prenatal testing option for pregnant women and that it should be responsibly introduced into clinical practice.
Xerium is the global market share leader in intelligent nip technology.
A typical blown film system uses four cameras to watch the die, winders, oscillating nip, and edge trimming.
Kraft has also updated its classic Cheese Nips Crackers with wavy edges and now packages them in stand-up, foil fresh bags with resealable tabs.