Tip-up
Tip-up Tip"-up`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The spotted sandpiper; -- called also {teeter-tail}. See under {Sandpiper}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tip up — PHR V ERG If you tip something up or if it tips up, it moves into a sloping position with one end or side higher than the other. [V P n (not pron)] We had to tip up the bed and the model was in grave danger of falling off it!... [V n P] Tip the… …   English dictionary

  • tip up — phrasal verb Word forms tip up : present tense I/you/we/they tip up he/she/it tips up present participle tipping up past tense tipped up past participle tipped up 1) [transitive] to turn a container upside down so that the things inside it come… …   English dictionary

  • tip-up — adjective constructed so as to tip up or out of the way the little tip up seat of the taxi • Similar to: ↑collapsible, ↑collapsable …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip-up — collapsible collapsible adj. Capable of collapsing or being collapsed; as, a collapsible boat. [Narrower terms: {telescopic}; {tip up}] Also See: {folded}. Antonym: {noncollapsible}. Syn: collapsable. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tip up — phr verb Tip up is used with these nouns as the object: ↑chin …   Collocations dictionary

  • tip-up — a device used in ice fishing. A short rod with the line attached pivots on a short stick sunk into the snow; the end opposite the line attachment tips up when the line is pulled by a fish (and may have a flag). Modern tip ups are often more… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tip up — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip-up table — /tip up / a pedestal table having a top folding downward in two leaves. [tip up, adj. use of v. phrase tip up] * * * …   Universalium

  • tip-up table — /tip up / a pedestal table having a top folding downward in two leaves. [tip up, adj. use of v. phrase tip up] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tip-Up Town USA — Houghton Lake in Michigan where up to 40,000 people can gather for ice fishing, snowmobiling, snow sculpting and fireworks …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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