tipple


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

tipple

1. a device for overturning ore trucks, mine cars, etc., so that they discharge their load
2. a place at which such trucks are tipped and unloaded
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tipple

[′tip·əl]
(mining engineering)
The place where the mine cars are tipped and emptied of their coal.
The tracks, trestles, and screens at the entrance to a colliery, where coal is screened and loaded.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tarrant obtained his standard "A-category" firearms licence in November 2017 and bought four weapons over four months using an online service, Tipple said, adding Gun City had records of the purchases and had provided full details to the police.
The fire engine will be joined at Tipples and Tastes by a horsebox serving wood-fired pizza from Artisan Street Food.
TOH Paddy enjoyed many big-race victories with fillies and mares, not least Dawn Run, but before Vintage Tipple's Oaks win it wasn't one of his many big jumps-race successes that stood out and meant the most to him.
Tipple will, together with senior management, be responsible for developing, implementing and driving overall investment strategy for the External Equities Department, as well as overseeing the activities of all externally-managed portfolios.
Tipple was CEO and Portfolio Manager of Sirach Capital Management, an asset management firm which used to manage $8 billion in assets.
According to North, for an earthy and full-bodied Merlot experience, drinkers should listen to Tom Jones while having their tipple.
Lorna Tipple with Jack Holt who plays the part of Jim, the boyfriend of Kate McGowan
The announcement barely caused a tipple, even though the government he serves in is headed by a Christian Democrat whose party is formally opposed to gay marriage.
PRINCE V BOND FAVOURITE CAR: Aston Martin FAVOURITE TIPPLE: Laphroaig whisky FAVOURITE WOMAN: Camilla BEST FRIENDS: His organically-grown delphiniums FAVOURITE WEAPON: 12-bore shotgun KILLS: Numerous grouse, partridges, pheasants, assorted wildfowl and the odd stag d FAVOURITE CAR: Aston Martin FAVOURITE TIPPLE: Vodka Martini, shaken not stirred FAVOURITE WOMAN: Pussy Galore BEST FRIEND: CIA operative Felix Leiter FAVOURITE WEAPON: Walther PPK pistol KILLS: Numerous international spies, terrorists, criminal masterminds and henchmen LIVE & LET DAI Prince of Wales and Daniel Craig pose with the movies' motors
And they say the idea that a small daily tipple has health benefits should be discounted.
Gin lovers get ready to put your bottoms up (your glasses that is!) as a festival celebrating the fashionable tipple heads to a Teesside town.