pip

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pip \Pip\, noun [Formerly pippin, pepin. Cf. {Pippin}.] (Bot.) A seed, as of an apple or orange.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pip \Pip\, noun [Perh. for pick, F. pique a spade at cards, a pike. Cf. {Pique}.] One of the conventional figures or "spots" on playing cards, dominoes, etc. --Addison.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pip \Pip\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Pipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pipping}.] [See {Peep}.] To cry or chirp, as a chicken; to peep.

To hear the chick pip and cry in the egg. --Boyle.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pip \Pip\, noun [OE. pippe, D. pip, or F. p['e]pie; from LL. pipita, fr. L. pituita slime, phlegm, rheum, in fowls, the pip. Cf. {Pituite}.] 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

pip

noun

1: a disease of poultry

2: a minor nonspecific ailment

3: a small hard seed found in some fruits

4: a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit) [syn: {spot}, {pip}]

5: a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface [syn: {blip}, {pip}, {radar target}]

verb

1: kill by firing a missile [syn: {shoot}, {pip}]

2: hit with a missile from a weapon [syn: {shoot}, {hit}, {pip}]

3: defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents" [syn: {worst}, {pip}, {mop up}, {whip}, {rack up}]


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