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Flip vs. Slip

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Flipnoun

A maneuver which rotates an object end over end.

‘We'll decide this on a flip of a coin.’; ‘The diver did a couple of flips before landing in the pool.’;

Slipnoun

(ceramics) A thin, slippery mix of clay and water.

Flipnoun

A complete change of direction, decision, movement etc.

Slipnoun

(obsolete) Mud, slime.

Flipnoun

A slingshot.

Slipnoun

A twig or shoot; a cutting.

‘a slip from a vine’;

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Flipnoun

A hairstyle popular among boys in the 1960's, 1970's, 2000's and 2010's, in which the hair goes halfway down the ears, at which point it sticks out

‘Justin Bieber and Zac Efron are among the celebrities who wore a flip.’;

Slipnoun

(obsolete) A descendant, a scion.

Flipnoun

A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron (a flip dog).

Slipnoun

A young person (now usually with of introducing descriptive qualifier).

‘She couldn't hurt a fly, young slip of a girl that she is.’;

Flipverb

(transitive) To throw (as in to turn over).

‘You need to flip the pancake onto the other side.’;

Slipnoun

A long, thin piece of something.

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Flipverb

(transitive) To put into a quick revolving motion through a snap of the thumb and index finger.

‘If you can't decide which option to go for, flip a coin.’;

Slipnoun

A small piece of paper, especially one longer than it is wide, typically a form for writing on or one giving printed information.

‘a salary slip’;

Flipverb

To win a state (or county) won by another party in the preceding elections

‘Wisconsin had been Democratic for decades, but the Republicans flipped it in 2016.’;

Slipnoun

(marine insurance) A memorandum of the particulars of a risk for which a policy is to be executed. It usually bears the broker's name and is initiated by the underwriters.

Flipverb

To go berserk or crazy.

‘I'd flip if anyone broke my phone.’;

Slipnoun

An act or instance of slipping.

‘I had a slip on the ice and bruised my hip.’;

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Flipverb

To buy an asset (usually a house), improve it and sell it quickly for profit.

Slipnoun

A woman's undergarment worn under a skirt or dress to conceal unwanted nudity that may otherwise be revealed by the skirt or dress itself; a shift.

Flipverb

To invert a bit (binary digit), changing it from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0.

Slipnoun

A slipdress.

Flipinterjection

used to express annoyance, especially when the speaker has made an error.

Slipnoun

A mistake or error.

‘a slip of the tongue’;

Flipadjective

Having the quality of playfulness, or lacking seriousness of purpose.

‘I hate to be flip, but perhaps we could steal a Christmas tree.’;

Slipnoun

(nautical) A berth; a space for a ship to moor.

Flipadjective

Sarcastic.

Slipnoun

(nautical) A difference between the theoretical distance traveled per revolution of the propeller and the actual advance of the vessel.

Flipadjective

(informal) Disrespectful.

‘Don't get flip with me or I'll knock you into next Tuesday!’;

Slipnoun

(nautical) A slipway.

Flipnoun

A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.

Slipnoun

(medicine) A one-time return to previous maladaptive behaviour after cure.

Flipverb

To toss (an object) into the air so as make it turn over one or more times; to fillip; as, to flip up a cent.

‘As when your little onesDo 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones.’;

Slipnoun

(cricket) Any of several fielding positions to the off side of the wicket keeper, designed to catch the ball after being deflected from the bat; a fielder in that position (See first slip, second slip, third slip, fourth slip and fifth slip.)

Flipverb

To turn (a flat object) over with a quick motion; as, to flip a card over; to flip a pancake.

Slipnoun

A number between 0 and 1 that is the difference between the angular speed of a rotating magnetic field and the angular speed of its rotor, divided by the angular speed of the magnetic field.

Flipverb

To cause (a person) to turn against former colleagues, such as to become a witness for the state, in a criminal prosecution in which the person is a defendant.

Slipnoun

A leash or string by which a dog is held; so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.

Flipverb

To resell (an asset) rapidly to make a quick profit.

Slipnoun

An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion.

‘He gave the warden the slip and escaped from the prison.’;

Slipnoun

A portion of the columns of a newspaper etc. struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.

Flipnoun

an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

Slipnoun

(dated) A child's pinafore.

Flipnoun

hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

Slipnoun

An outside covering or case.

‘a pillow slip’; ‘the slip or sheath of a sword’;

Slipnoun

(obsolete) A counterfeit piece of money, made from brass covered with silver.

Flipnoun

a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water

Slipnoun

Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.

Flipnoun

(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team;

‘the pass was fumbled’;

Slipnoun

(ceramics) An aqueous suspension of minerals, usually clay, used, among other things, to stick workpieces together.

Flipverb

lightly throw to see which side comes up;

‘I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!’;

Slipnoun

A particular quantity of yarn.

Flipverb

cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation;

‘switch on the light’; ‘throw the lever’;

Slipnoun

A narrow passage between buildings.

Flipverb

look through a book or other written material;

‘He thumbed through the report’; ‘She leafed through the volume’;

Slipnoun

(US) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.

Flipverb

toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

Slipnoun

(mining) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.

Flipverb

cause to move with a flick;

‘he flicked his Bic’;

Slipnoun

(engineering) The motion of the centre of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horizontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed it would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.

Flipverb

throw or toss with a light motion;

‘flip me the beachball’; ‘toss me newspaper’;

Slipnoun

(electrical) The difference between the actual and synchronous speeds of an induction motor.

Flipverb

move with a flick or light motion

Slipnoun

A fish, the sole.

Flipverb

turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse;

‘flip over the pork chop’; ‘turn over the pancakes’;

Slipverb

(intransitive) To lose one’s traction on a slippery surface; to slide due to a lack of friction.

Flipverb

go mad, go crazy;

‘He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off’;

Slipverb

(intransitive) To err.

Flipverb

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

Slipverb

(intransitive) To accidentally reveal a secret or otherwise say something unintentional.

Flipadjective

marked by casual disrespect;

‘a flip answer to serious question’; ‘the student was kept in for impudent behavior’;

Slipverb

(intransitive) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; often with out, off, etc.

‘A bone may slip out of place.’;

Slipverb

(transitive) To pass (a note, money, etc.), often covertly.

‘She thanked the porter and slipped a ten-dollar bill into his hand.’;

Slipverb

(transitive) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.

Slipverb

(intransitive) To move quickly and often secretively; to depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding.

‘Some errors slipped into the appendix.’;

Slipverb

To move down; to slide.

‘Profits have slipped over the past six months.’;

Slipverb

To release (a dog, a bird of prey, etc.) to go after a quarry.

Slipverb

To remove the skin of a soft fruit, such as a tomato or peach, by blanching briefly in boiling water, then transferring to cold water so that the skin peels, or slips, off easily.

Slipverb

(obsolete) To omit; to lose by negligence.

Slipverb

To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of.

‘to slip a piece of cloth or paper’;

Slipverb

To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place.

‘A horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.’;

Slipverb

To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.

Slipverb

To cause (a schedule or release, etc.) to go beyond the allotted deadline.

Slipverb

To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.

Slipverb

To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.

Slipverb

To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; - often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.

Slipverb

To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.

‘Thus one tradesman slips away,To give his partner fairer play.’; ‘Thrice the flitting shadow slipped away.’;

Slipverb

To err; to fall into error or fault.

‘There is one that slippeth in his speech, but not from his heart.’; ‘Cry, "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war.’;

Slipverb

To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.

‘He tried to slip a powder into her drink.’;

Slipverb

To omit; to loose by negligence.

‘And slip no advantageThat my secure you.’;

Slipverb

To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.

‘The branches also may be slipped and planted.’;

Slipverb

To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.

‘Lucento slipped me like his greyhound.’;

Slipverb

To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.

Slipverb

To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.

Slipnoun

The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.

Slipnoun

An unintentional error or fault; a false step.

‘This good man's slip mended his pace to martyrdom.’;

Slipnoun

A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.

‘A native slip to us from foreign seeds.’; ‘The girlish slip of a Sicilian bride.’;

Slipnoun

A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.

‘Moonlit slips of silver cloud.’; ‘A thin slip of a girl, like a new moonSure to be rounded into beauty soon.’;

Slipnoun

A leash or string by which a dog is held; - so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.

‘We stalked over the extensive plains with Killbuck and Lena in the slips, in search of deer.’;

Slipnoun

An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.

Slipnoun

A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.

Slipnoun

Any covering easily slipped on.

Slipnoun

A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.

Slipnoun

Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.

Slipnoun

Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.

Slipnoun

A particular quantity of yarn.

Slipnoun

An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.

Slipnoun

An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.

Slipnoun

A narrow passage between buildings.

Slipnoun

A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.

Slipnoun

A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.

Slipnoun

The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.

Slipnoun

A fish, the sole.

Slipnoun

A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.

Slipnoun

The retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips.

Slipnoun

The difference between the actual and synchronous speed of an induction motor.

Slipnoun

A memorandum of the particulars of a risk for which a policy is to be executed. It usually bears the broker's name and is initiated by the underwrites.

Slipnoun

a socially awkward or tactless act

Slipnoun

a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

Slipnoun

potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

Slipnoun

a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

Slipnoun

a young and slender person;

‘he's a mere slip of a lad’;

Slipnoun

a place where a craft can be made fast

Slipnoun

an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall;

‘he blamed his slip on the ice’; ‘the jolt caused many slips and a few spills’;

Slipnoun

a slippery smoothness;

‘he could feel the slickness of the tiller’;

Slipnoun

artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

Slipnoun

a small sheet of paper;

‘a receipt slip’;

Slipnoun

a woman's sleeveless undergarment

Slipnoun

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow;

‘the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase’;

Slipnoun

an unexpected slide

Slipnoun

a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

Slipnoun

the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

Slipverb

move stealthily;

‘The ship slipped away in the darkness’;

Slipverb

insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly;

‘He slipped some money into the waiter's hand’;

Slipverb

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner;

‘the wheels skidded against the sidewalk’;

Slipverb

get worse;

‘My grades are slipping’;

Slipverb

move smoothly and easily

Slipverb

to make a mistake or be incorrect

Slipverb

pass on stealthily;

‘He slipped me the key when nobody was looking’;

Slipverb

pass out of one's memory

Slipverb

move out of position;

‘dislocate joints’; ‘the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically’;

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