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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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The most important improvement patents were on non-sag filaments and on frosted and tipless bulbs.
Each participant completed a standardized, simulated fURS task: rigid cystoscopy, placement of a ureteral access sheath, and flexible ureterorenoscopy with repositioning of a lower pole renal stone to an upper pole calyx using a flexible ureteroscope (Flex-X2, Storz) and a 1.3Fr Cook tipless nitinol basket.
A floppy-tip Teflon-coated guidewire is introduced through the needle and grasped by a tipless Nitinol basket as previously described (Fig.