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


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: 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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having a tip; or having a tip as specified (used in
             combination); "a rubber-tipped cane" [ant: untipped]
      2: departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical
         or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the
         headstones were tilted" [syn: atilt, canted, leaning,

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See tip