tip-top

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv tip-top to the highest extent "the shoes fit me tip-top"
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Usage

In literature:

We shall have a padded box, and everything tip-top.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
There's nothing like a bully breakfast to make a feller feel tip-top.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
Tip's first apparent wound was a graze at the top of his right shoulder.
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks" by H. Irving Hancock
The highest point being Tip-Top, 1,310 feet, and the lowest point 620 feet.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
The teachers seem to think I shall stand 'tip-top' in my report.
"The Golden House" by Mrs. Woods Baker
You'd make a tip-top actor.
"Ben, the Luggage Boy;" by Horatio Alger
From the tip-top we could see more than a hundred miles toward any point of the compass.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
The car I found to be one of the latest forty White's in tip-top trim.
"The Man Who Drove the Car" by Max Pemberton
His paper is now full of tip-top reading, whereas it was formerly not worth house-room!
"My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson" by George Thompson
The stables are all being done up, and the thing is going to be done tip-top.
"Captain Bayley's Heir:" by G. A. Henty
A cap of black leather, sprung outward at the top, carried a black feather tipped with red.
"Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885" by Various
Washingtonians and tip-top West Pointers speak highly of Franklin.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
Clear up to the tip-top of the tree.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
What shall we do to make our party tip-top?
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
But it is considered tip-top, and is always brimming over with the cream of cream.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
I guess you wouldn't come across them more refined, not in the most tip-top families.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
At the very tip-top peak are gathered the few who are famous.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Ain't this Deacon Brodie the fine workman that's been doing all these tip-topping burglaries?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It was tip-top as long as it lasted.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Silks an' satins trailin' round the dours like tip-top quality rared in the parlour.
"The Weans at Rowallan" by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
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In poetry:

Below the pleasant moon, that tips
The tree tops of the hillside, fly
The flitting bats; the twilight slips,
In firefly spangles, twinkling by,
Through which he comes: Their happy lips
Meet—and one star leaps in the sky.
""Below The Sunset’s Range Of Rose"" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

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Why it happens, and tips to get back to the top of your game.
Eight tips to keep your scale in top shape.
Tips from Brazil's top marathoners.
Kristin Cavallari and Snooki are already back in tip-top shape just a month after giving birth, but it's not that easy for everyone to lose those pesky pregnancy pounds.
Tips to achieve a smooth-topped pound cake.
Tip Top Pot Roast Sandwich.
With a little knowledge and some time and patience, you can keep your bass fishing reels in tip-top shape.
GasBuddy.com Top Ten Fuel Saving Tips.
Top Stories in Golf Tips.
Top Design and Marketing Tips from a Branding Expert.
Four Top Tips for Making Redemption Counters Popular and Profitable.
More Tips from Top Sommeliers.
Top tips for sales success.
Order wisely with these tips from top chefs and dietitians.
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In science:

The top plate, the beam tubes, and the tip of the center conductor were machined from solid Nb.
Niobium Quarter-Wave Resonator Development for The Rare Isotope Accelerator
In the pure tidal model (top panel), the radial distances along the MS increase from ∼50 kpc near the SMC ( lM ≈ 0◦ ) to ∼200 kpc at the MS tip ( lM ≈ 150◦ ).
The Effect of Drag from the Galactic Hot Halo on the Magellanic Stream and Leading Arm
PC and to provide feedback on the PDAs of the students. These two works involved digital pens based on ultrasonic technology. When the student puts the pen down, ultrasonic waves are generated and provide the tip position relative to a sensor plugged at the top of the sheet of paper.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
We will first discuss the dependence of lineshapes with the tip fixed on top of the adsorbate, R|| = 0 at a distance of about Zt = 5 ˚A.
Simple model for scanning tunneling spectroscopy of noble metal surfaces with adsorbed Kondo impurities
Fixing the tip at R|| = 0 (on top of the adsorbate) and Zt = 5 ˚A we analyze how lineshapes depend on the adsorbtion distance, Zd .
Simple model for scanning tunneling spectroscopy of noble metal surfaces with adsorbed Kondo impurities
The tip-to-sample distance was 50 nm. (b) Top: The corresponding phase shift obtained at the line scans (white straight lines in figures (a)).
Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-Based Structures
The tip-to-sample distance was 50 nm. (c) Corresponding line scans (white lines in (a) and (b)) of topography (top) and phase shift (bottom) images.
Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-Based Structures
The tip-to-sample distance was 50 nm. (c) Corresponding line scans (white lines in (a) and (b)) of the topography (top) and phase shift (bottom) images.
Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-Based Structures
We load a single electron using an electron beam from an atomically sharp tungsten field-emission tip. A hole in the bottom endcap electrode admits the beam, which hits the top endcap electrode and releases gas atoms cryopumped on the surface.
Cavity Control of a Single-Electron Quantum Cyclotron:\\Measuring the Electron Magnetic Moment
The tip of the cloud at z = −2.2 kpc is closer to the plane than the top of some superbubbles .
The Milky and its Gas: Cold Fountains and Accretion
Setting x0 = y0 = 0 locates the asperity and therefore the tip on top of an anion, the reference ion within the defined unit cell.
Analytical Approach to the Local Contact Potential Difference on (001) Ionic Surfaces: Implications for Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy
The graph of the pro jection of σµ on the tip apex (areas (1) and (2)) is reported in fig.4 on top of an anion (positive charge density on the asperity) at a distance zµ = 4 ˚A from the surface and for R = 5 nm and Ra = 1 ˚A.
Analytical Approach to the Local Contact Potential Difference on (001) Ionic Surfaces: Implications for Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy
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