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1. a payment given for services in excess of the standard charge; gratuity
2. a piece of inside information, esp in betting or investing
a glancing hit in cricket
A piece of material secured to and differing from a cutter tooth or blade.
The contacting part at the end of a phone plug.
A small protuberance on the envelope of an electron tube, resulting from the closing of the envelope after evacuation.
. 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
Texas Instruments Pascal.
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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With their World Championship semi-final deadlocked at 7-7, O'Sullivan appeared to pick the tip off
before charging out of the Sheffield arena and not returning for more than 15 minutes.
``I bit the tip off
so I wouldn't feel tempted to pick the cue up again until January.
is 6.45 pm every Tuesday from September 25th for a period of 12 weeks and time out is 9.30 pm each session.
Catchers who set up early tend to tip off
The police after getting tip off
raided Rakha Landhi but bandits opened fire on the police team resulting two police officials that included Younas Kather and Mubarik Nareju were martyred while four other police men named Altaf Soomro, Allah Dino, Billu Atta Mohammad and Fayyaz got injuries, injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Khairpur.