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felt tip

  • noun a pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)
    felt tip; Magic Marker; felt-tip pen.
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felt-tip pen

  • noun a pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)
    felt tip; Magic Marker; felt-tip pen.
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felt-tipped pen

  • noun a pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)
    felt tip; Magic Marker; felt-tip pen.
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filter tip

  • noun an air filter on the end of a cigarette; contains material that filters the smoke
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filter-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a cigar or cigarette; having a tip designed to filter the smoke
    • filter-tipped cigarettes
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filter-tipped cigarette

  • noun a cigarette with a filter tip
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flat tip screwdriver

  • noun a screwdriver with a flat wedge-shaped tip that fits into a slot in the head of a screw
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pink-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a leaf tipped with pink
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plume-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a plant tipped with a plume
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silver-tip

  • noun powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
    grizzly; silvertip; grizzly bear; Ursus horribilis; Ursus arctos horribilis.
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sirloin tip

  • noun a cut of beef from the upper end of the sirloin
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spine-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a plant tipped with a spine
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table tipping

  • noun manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits
    table tilting; table turning; table lifting.
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thorn-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a plant tipped with a thorn
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tidy tips

  • noun California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
    tidytips; Layia platyglossa.
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tip in

  • noun a basketball shot made by tapping the rebounding ball back into the basket
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tip off

  • verb give insider information or advise to
    tip.
    • He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot
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tip over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb turn from an upright or normal position
    tump over; overturn; turn over.
    • The big vase overturned
    • The canoe tumped over
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tip sheet

  • noun a publication containing the latest information or tips or predictions for a particular business or stock market information or horse racing results, etc.
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tip table

  • noun a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position
    tilt-top table; tip table.
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tip the scales

  • influence an action so as to change an outcome from one likely result to another.
Webster 1913

tip truck

  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper; tipper lorry; tipper truck; dumper.
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tip-and-run

  • adjective satellite designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape
    hit-and-run.
    • hit-and-run units
    • tip-and-run assaults
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tip-off

  • noun inside information that something is going to happen
  • noun the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball
    tap-off.
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tip-tilted

  • adjective satellite (used of noses) turned up at the end
    retrousse; upturned.
    • a retrousse nose
    • a small upturned nose
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tip-top

  • adverb to the highest extent
    • the shoes fit me tip-top
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tip-top table

  • noun a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position
    tilt-top table; tip table.
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tip-up

  • adjective satellite constructed so as to tip up or out of the way
    • the little tip-up seat of the taxi
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Tip"-up` noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The spotted sandpiper; -- called also teeter-tail. See under Sandpiper.
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To tip off

  • to pour out, as liquor.
  • to fall off by tipping.
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To tip over

  • to overturn.
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To tip the wink

  • to direct a wink; to give a hint or suggestion by, or as by, a wink. Slang Pope.
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To tip up

  • to turn partly over by raising one end.
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violet-tip

Vi"o*let-tip" noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) A very handsome American butterfly (Polygonia interrogationis). Its wings are mottled with various shades of red and brown and have violet tips.
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white-tipped shark

  • noun large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
    Carcharinus longimanus; whitetip shark; oceanic whitetip shark.
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wing tip

  • noun a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
  • noun a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe
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yellow-tipped

  • adjective satellite of a flower tipped with yellow
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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