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  • 1 Nip — may refer to:* Nip is a derogatory word for a Japanese person. It is derived from Nippon , the Japanese term for Japan. Usage in this context probably peaked around the time of World War II. It is seldom used this way today. Heard frequently on… …

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  • 2 Nip — Nip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nipped}, less properly {Nipt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nipping}.] [OE. nipen; cf. D. niipen to pinch, also knippen to nip, clip, pinch, snap, knijpen to pinch, LG. knipen, G. kneipen, kneifen, to pinch, cut off, nip, Lith.… …

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  • 3 Nip — Nip, n. 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. [1913 Webster] 2. A pinch with the nails or teeth. [1913 Webster] 3. A small cut, or a cutting off the end. [1913 Webster] 4. A blast; a… …

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  • 4 NIP — NIP, NIPS, or nip may refer to: Neural Information Processing Systems, a computational statistics conference held annually, usually in Canada. Naval Intelligence Professionals, an association of active duty, retired and reserve officers, enlisted …

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  • 5 nip — nip1 [nip] vt. nipped, nipping [ME nippen, prob. < MLowG nippen or ON hnippa < IE * kneib (< base * ken , to scrape) > Gr kniptos, stingy] 1. to catch or squeeze between two surfaces, points, or edges; pinch or bite 2. to sever… …

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  • 6 nip — Ⅰ. nip [1] ► VERB (nipped, nipping) 1) pinch, squeeze, or bite sharply. 2) (of cold or frost) cause pain or harm to. 3) Brit. informal go quickly. ► NOUN 1) …

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  • 7 nip — [n] swallow, taste bite, catch, dram, drop, finger, jolt, morsel, mouthful, nibble, pinch, portion, shot*, sip, slug*, snifter, soupçon, toothful; concepts 458,831 Ant. mouthful nip [v1] bite; take small part catch, clip, compress, grip, munch,… …

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  • 8 Nip — [nip] n. [< NIP(PONESE)] [also n ] Slang a Japanese: a term of contempt or derision …

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  • 9 nip|py — «NIHP ee», adjective, pi|er, pi|est. 1. biting; sharp: »a nippy wind, nippy cheese. 2. apt to nip: »a nippy dog …

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  • 10 Nip — Nip, n. [LG. & D. nippen to sip; akin to Dan. nippe, G. nippen.] A sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 nip-up — /nip up /, n. a calisthenic routine or gymnastic move of springing to one s feet from a supine position. [1935 40; n. use of v. phrase nip up] * * * …

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  • 12 nip# — nip vb *blast, blight Analogous words: check, *arrest: squeeze, *press: *frustrate, thwart, balk nip n blast, blight (see under BLAST vb) Analogous words: arresting, checking (see …

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  • 13 nip — sb., pet, nip, pene (lille smule); være på nippet til (være meget tæt på at gøre noget) …

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  • 14 nip-up — [nip′up΄] n. the acrobatic feat of springing to one s feet from a position flat on one s back …

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  • 15 nip in — To cut in • • • Main Entry: ↑nip …

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  • 16 nip|up — «NIHP UHP», noun. 1. (in gymnastics) a sudden leap to the feet from a reclining position on one s back. 2. any sudden motion; jumping jerk: »My insides started to do nipups (Tallulah Bankhead). 3. Figurative. a stunt; caper; clever performance:… …

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  • 17 NIP — steht als Abkürzung für: ein Maß der volkswirtschaftlichen Gesamtrechnung, siehe Nettoinlandsprodukt Nude in Public, eine englische Bezeichnung für Exhibitionismus Non Impact Printing, ein Druckverfahren, siehe Non Impact Printing ein… …

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  • 18 Nip — /nip/, n., adj. Slang (disparaging and offensive). Japanese. [short for NIPPONESE] * * * …

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  • 19 nip — index foil, thwart Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 nip — s.n. (reg.) lume, mulţime. Trimis de blaurb, 08.08.2006. Sursa: DAR …

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