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

 nip and tuck /ˌnɪpən(d)ˈtʌk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nip, n.
 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice.
 2. A pinch with the nails or teeth.
 3. A small cut, or a cutting off the end.
 4. A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
 5. A biting sarcasm; a taunt.
 6. Naut. A short turn in a rope.
 Nip and tuck, a phrase signifying equality in a contest; as, it was nip and tuck right to the last minute of play. [Low, U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 nip and tuck
      adj : inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or
            comparison or competition; "as they approached the
            finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was
            a nip and tuck affair" [syn: neck and neck, head-to-head]
      n : plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging
          from your face; an incision is made near the hair line
          and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised;
          "some actresses have more than one face lift" [syn: face
          lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic
          surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty]
      adv : even or close in a race or competition or comparison; "the
            horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck" [syn:
            neck and neck, head-to-head]