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Meaning of pip

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the spots on dice, playing cards, or dominoes.
  2. each of the small segments into which the surface of a pineapple is divided.
  3. metal insigne of rank on the shoulders of commissioned officers.
    1. an individual rootstock of a plant, esp. of the lily of the valley.
    2. a portion of the rootstock or root of several other plants, as the peony.

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— n.
  1. a contagious disease of birds, esp. poultry, characterized by the secretion of a thick mucus in the mouth and throat.
  2. any minor or unspecified ailment in a person.

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— n.
  1. a small seed, esp. of a fleshy fruit, as an apple or orange.
  2. Also calledsomeone or something wonderful: Last night's party was a pip.

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— v., pipped, pip•ping.
—v.i.
  1. to peep or chirp.
  2. (of a young bird) to break out from the shell.
—v.t.
  1. to crack or chip a hole through (the shell), as a young bird.

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— n. Electronics.
  1. blip (def. 1).

pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— pipped, pip•ping.
  1. to blackball.
  2. to defeat (an opponent).
  3. to shoot, esp. to wound or kill by a gunshot.

Pip

Pronunciation: (pip), [key]
— n.
  1. a male given name, form of
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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