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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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Department of Labor proposal that could change how workers in Texas and the rest of the nation receive tips is facing greater scrutiny after a report revealed the department withheld an unfavorable economic analysis.
3, Senate Bill 37 attempted to address this issue: "Nothing shall preclude employee participants in a tip pool from agreeing, voluntarily and without coercion, to provide a portion of the common pool to other employees, regardless of job category, who participated in providing service to customers.
I tip more when the service is good and when they go the extra mile.
You can also tip your hair stylists, nail technicians, personal trainers and massage therapists the cost of one appointment.
Therefore, if a waiter sold PS1,000 worth of food and drinks, they would have to pay back PS30 in cash, which they are expected to take from their pot of tips.
Benefits of TipCentral, an automated tip management system, include:
Question: Can employers credit tips received by employees toward the obligation to pay minimum wage?
However, whether tip income forms part of an employee's pensionable (CPP) and insurable (EI) earnings depends on whether they are considered to have been paid by the employer (controlled tips) or whether they are considered to have been paid by the client (direct tips).
Women are more likely than men to favor givingalarger tips at restaurants -- 41% of women and 30% of men say that 20% or more of the bill is an appropriate tip.
The crime-tip line should be used only for tips about incidents that have already occurred, officials said.
The DF line also has a proprietary tip coating for increased wear resistance and several new tip designs that bring increased application flexibility.
For example, a 15-base DNA segment that travels through a microchannel in 170 seconds could traverse an AFM tip in just 5 milliseconds.