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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hip /ˈhɪp/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hip n.
 1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
 2. Arch. The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.
 3. Engin In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
 Hip bone Anat., the innominate bone; -- called also haunch bone and huckle bone.
 Hip girdle Anat., the pelvic girdle.
 Hip joint Anat., the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone.
 Hip knob Arch., a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.
 Hip molding Arch., a molding on the hip of a roof, covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing.
 Hip rafter Arch., the rafter extending from the wall plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof.
 Hip roof, Hipped roof Arch., a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides. See Hip, n., 2., and Hip, v. t., 3.
 Hip tile, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof.
 To catch upon the hip, or To have on the hip, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. --Shak.
 To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. --Judg. xv. 8.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hipped p. pr. & vb. n. Hipping.]
 1. To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
 2. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
 3. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
 Hipped roof. See Hip roof, under Hip.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hip n.  Bot. The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip. [Written also hop, hep.]
 Hip tree Bot., the dog-rose.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hip, interj. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hip, or Hipps, n. See Hyp, n. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : informed about the latest trends [syn: hep, hip to(p)]
      n 1: either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
      2: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the
         lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding
         parts in other vertebrates [syn: pelvis, pelvic girdle,
          pelvic arch]
      3: the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and
         the acetabulum [syn: hip joint, coxa, articulatio
      4: the fruit of a rose plant [syn: rose hip, rosehip]
      [also: hippest, hipper]