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Tip Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    tip 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
  6. cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
  7. mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"
  8. 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]
  9. cause to topple or tumble by pushing [syn: topple, tumble]
  10. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister" [syn: lean, tilt, slant, angle]
  11. walk on one's toes [syn: tiptoe, tippytoe]
  12. strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder" [syn: tap]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tip'

  • Tip: In the English language, tip may refer to. (Worldwide): a gratuity (a voluntary additional payment made for services rendered. (UK, Australia ...
  • Tips: Tips may refer to: Tip (gratuity), extra payment left by guests. Gambling suggestions made by a Tipster TIPS as an acronym may refer to: ...
  • Tip (gratuity): A tip (also called a gratuity) is a voluntary extra payment made to certain service sector workers in addition to the advertised price of ...
  • Q-Tip (rapper): Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (Arabic :كمال ابن جون فريد ) (born Jonathan Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an ...
  • Wing tip: A wing tip is the part of the wing that is most distant from the fuselage of a fixed-wing aircraft . Because the wing tip shape influences ...
  • Tipperary GAA: county gaa Tiobraid Árann | crest Image:TIPP-GAA-CREST. png | irish Tiobraid Árann | province Munster | nickname The Premier County Tipp The ...
  • Typhoon Tip: Typhoon Tip (international designation: 7920, JTWC designation: 23W) was the largest and most intense tropical cyclone on record. ...

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'Tip' in famous quotation sentence

* Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. - Rabindranath Tagore

* For mad scientists who keep brains in jars, here's a tip Why not add a slice of lemon to each jar, for freshness. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

* Here's a good tip for when you go to the beach A sand dollar may look like a nice cracker that someone left, but trust me, they don't taste like it. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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Tip Sample Sentences in News

  • TiP TiG USA Launches Welding Workshops Tour
    RUNNEMEDE, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TiP TiG USA is pleased to announce a tour featuring their manual and automated weld process.  The time and locations will be: LOCAL 26, Western, WA ... Read more on this news related to 'Tip'
  • An easy chair can be hard to make
    The Tip Ton seat went through 30 prototypes and took two-and-a-half years to produce, but it has become a big success At some point most designers try their hand at chairs. Some of them, such as the British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby – winners of this year's Créateur de l'Année award at the Maison&Objet show in Paris with their Tip Ton cha Read more on this news related to 'Tip'
  • Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
    Title: Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash Category: Health News Created: 4/17/2014 7:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more on this news related to 'Tip'

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