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

 tip /ˈtɪp/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tip n.
 1. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
    To the very tip of the nose.   --Shak.
 2. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
 3. Hat Manuf. A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
 4. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
 5. Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tip v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tipped p. pr. & vb. n. Tipping.] To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
    With truncheon tipped with iron head.   --Hudibras.
 Tipped with jet,
 Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.   --Thomson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tip, v. t.
 1. To strike slightly; to tap.
    A third rogue tips me by the elbow.   --Swift.
 2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant. [Colloq.]
 3. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
 To tip off, to pour out, as liquor.
 To tip over, to overturn.
 To tip the wink, to direct a wink; to give a hint or suggestion by, or as by, a wink. [Slang] --Pope.
 To tip up, to turn partly over by raising one end.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tip, v. i. To fall on, or incline to, one side.
 To tip off, to fall off by tipping.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tip, n.
 1. A light touch or blow; a tap.
 2. A gift; a douceur; a fee. [Colloq.]
 3. A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like. [Sporting Cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
      2: a relatively small amount of money given for services
         rendered (as by a waiter) [syn: gratuity, pourboire, baksheesh,
          bakshish, bakshis, backsheesh]
      3: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the
         stock market"; "a good lead for a job" [syn: lead, steer,
          confidential information, wind, hint]
      4: a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
         [syn: point, peak]
      5: the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak
         was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of
         Monadnock" [syn: peak, crown, crest, top, summit]
      v 1: cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
      2: mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"
      3: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond
         the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter";
         "fee the steward" [syn: fee, bung]
      4: cause to topple or tumble by pushing [syn: topple, tumble]
      5: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned
         over the banister" [syn: lean, tilt, slant, angle]
      6: walk on one's toes [syn: tiptoe, tippytoe]
      7: strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder" [syn: tap]
      8: give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the
         police about the terrorist plot" [syn: tip off]
      9: remove the tip from; "tip artichokes"
      [also: tipping, tipped]