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Rip vs. Pip

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Ripnoun

A tear (in paper, etc.).

Pipnoun

Any of various respiratory diseases in birds, especially infectious coryza.

Ripnoun

A type of tide or current.

Pipnoun

(humorous) Of humans, a disease, malaise or depression.

Ripnoun

(Australia) A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.

Pipnoun

(obsolete) a pippin, seed of any kind

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Ripnoun

(slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.

Pipnoun

(UK) a seed inside certain fleshy fruits (compare stone/pit), such as a peach, orange, or apple

Ripnoun

(slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.

Pipnoun

something or someone excellent, of high quality

Ripnoun

A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.

Pipnoun

P in RAF phonetic alphabet

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Ripnoun

(slang) Something unfairly expensive, a rip-off.

Pipnoun

One of the spots or symbols on a playing card, domino, die, etc.

Ripnoun

A wicker basket for fish.

Pipnoun

One of the stars worn on the shoulder of a uniform to denote rank, e.g. of a soldier or a fireman.

Ripnoun

A worthless horse; a nag.

Pipnoun

A spot; a speck.

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Ripnoun

An immoral man; a rake, a scoundrel.

Pipnoun

A spot of light or an inverted V indicative of a return of radar waves reflected from an object; a blip.

Ripverb

(transitive) To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing; to tear off or out by violence.

‘to rip a garment; to rip up a floor’;

Pipnoun

A piece of rhizome with a dormant shoot of the lily of the valley plant, used for propagation

Ripverb

(intransitive) To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.

‘My shirt ripped when it was caught on a bramble.’;

Pipnoun

One of a series of very short, electronically produced tones, used, for example, to count down the final few seconds before a given time or to indicate that a caller using a payphone needs to make further payment if he is to continue his call.

Ripverb

(transitive) To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.

Pipnoun

The smallest price increment between two currencies in foreign exchange (forex) trading.

Ripverb

To move quickly and destructively.

Pipverb

To get the better of; to defeat by a narrow margin

‘He led throughout the race but was pipped at the post.’;

Ripverb

(woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.

Pipverb

To hit with a gunshot

‘The hunter managed to pip three ducks from his blind.’;

Ripverb

To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.

Pipverb

To peep, to chirp

Ripverb

To take a "hit" of marijuana.

Pipverb

(avian biology) To make the initial hole during the process of hatching from an egg

Ripverb

(slang) To fart.

Pipnoun

A contagious disease of fowls, characterized by hoarseness, discharge from the nostrils and eyes, and an accumulation of mucus in the mouth, forming a "scale" on the tongue. By some the term pip is restricted to this last symptom, the disease being called roup by them.

Ripverb

To mock or criticize (someone or something). (often used with on)

Pipnoun

A seed, as of an apple or orange.

Ripverb

To steal; to rip off.

Pipnoun

One of the conventional figures or "spots" on playing cards, dominoes, etc.

Ripverb

To move or act fast, to rush headlong.

Pipverb

To cry or chirp, as a chicken; to peep.

‘To hear the chick pip and cry in the egg.’;

Ripverb

(archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up.

Pipnoun

a disease of poultry

Ripverb

To surf extremely well.

Pipnoun

a minor nonspecific ailment

Ripnoun

A wicker fish basket.

Pipnoun

a small hard seed found in some fruits

Ripnoun

A rent made by ripping, esp. by a seam giving way; a tear; a place torn; laceration.

Pipnoun

a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

Ripnoun

A term applied to a mean, worthless thing or person, as to a scamp, a debauchee, or a prostitute, or a worn-out horse.

Pipnoun

a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

Ripnoun

A body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing tides or currents.

Pipverb

kill by firing a missile

Ripverb

To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; - commonly used with up, open, off.

Pipverb

hit with a missile from a weapon

Ripverb

To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.

‘He 'll rip the fatal secret from her heart.’;

Pipverb

defeat thoroughly;

‘He mopped up the floor with his opponents’;

Ripverb

To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; - usually with up.

‘They ripped up all that had been done from the beginning of the rebellion.’; ‘For brethern to debate and rip up their falling out in the ear of a common enemy . . . is neither wise nor comely.’;

Ripverb

To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.

Ripnoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Ripnoun

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;

‘there was a rip in his pants’; ‘she had snags in her stockings’;

Ripnoun

a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Ripnoun

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something;

‘he gave the envelope a vigorous rip’;

Ripverb

tear or be torn violently;

‘The curtain ripped from top to bottom’; ‘pull the cooked chicken into strips’;

Ripverb

move precipitously or violently;

‘The tornado ripped along the coast’;

Ripverb

cut (wood) along the grain

Ripverb

criticize or abuse strongly and violently;

‘The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly’;

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