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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flipped p. pr. & vb. n. Flipping.]
 1. To toss (an object) into the air so as make it turn over one or more times; to fillip; as, to flip up a cent.
 As when your little ones
 Do 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones.   --W. Browne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious
            question"; "the student was kept in for impudent
            behavior" [syn: impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed]
      n 1: an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head
           (either forward or backward) and return [syn: somersault,
      2: hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
      3: the act of flipping a coin [syn: toss]
      4: a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the
      5: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of
         your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: pass, toss]
      v 1: lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what
           to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: toss]
      2: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch
         on the light"; "throw the lever" [syn: throw, switch]
      3: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed
         through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn:
          flick, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff]
      4: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in
         the air [syn: twitch]
      5: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn: flick]
      6: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball";
         "toss me newspaper" [syn: toss, sky, pitch]
      7: move with a flick or light motion
      8: turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the
         pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes" [syn: flip over, turn
      9: go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was
         being laid off" [syn: flip out]
      10: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn: interchange,
           tack, switch, alternate, flip-flop]
      [also: flipping, flipped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See flip