tip-up

Definitions

  • Coughs up a Tip Every Time 143
    Coughs up a Tip Every Time 143
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj tip-up constructed so as to tip up or out of the way "the little tip-up seat of the taxi"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: False Bay, on the southern tip of Africa and close to Cape Town, South Africa, is a breeding ground for great white sharks, which feed off the thousands of seals in the bay. However, it is the only area in the known world in which these sharks are known to breach - they attack the seals by coming up vertically, often leaping clear of the water with their prey in their mouths
    • n Tip-up (Zoöl) The spotted sandpiper; -- called also teeter-tail. See under Sandpiper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: All elephants walk on tip-toe, because the back portion of their foot is made up of all fat and no bone.
    • n tip-up In fishing, same as tilt, 6.
    • n tip-up In ornithology, same as fiddler, 4. See teetertail, and cut under Tringoides.
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Usage

In literature:

That's how they came to be called tip-ups.
"Chums of the Camp Fire" by Lawrence J. Leslie
Tipping and Dick coming up from the cellar.
"A Master Of Craft" by W. W. Jacobs
Maybe you will, when I put you wise: or somebody may show up whose face will give you a tip.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
They're raking up old grievances of their childhood days, and the end of it is they've once more decided to halve tip the outfit.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Much obliged for the tip, my boy, I'll get right up and attend to things.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
The sun was just tipping the hills to westward when the trap pulled up at the top of the cutting.
"A Master of Mysteries" by L. T. Meade
A gunner tipped up the barrel and poured it into a dilapidated-looking enamelled mug.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Again and again he tipped up the bottle while he drank, but finally threw it away empty.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
Tip slept inside his jacket, curled up against his chest, while the wind blew raw and cold all through the night.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
Except she keeps dressed up to entertain the boarders, and takes tips.
"Janet of the Dunes" by Harriet T. Comstock
Take my tip: they'll play up like blazes.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Now, like a man clinging by his finger tips to some small crevice in a cliff, he suddenly gave up.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
As he approached the well-known bush, the force of habit induced him almost unconsciously to pick up a stone and walk on tip-toe.
"Freaks on the Fells" by R.M. Ballantyne
In that way the airplane is tipped up for a bank.
"Opportunities in Aviation" by Arthur Sweetser
The pine trees set up their green candles, one on every big tip-twig.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
Even when the bronze-tipped shaft goes clean through twelve axes set up in a row, the blinded Penelope fails to know her lord.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
The canoe tipped inch by inch, and the boiling water crept up its freeboard.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Its softness sent a delicious ecstasy thrilling from his finger-tips up his arm.
"The Secret House" by Edgar Wallace
Do you think you could meet up with him and tip him off?
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
He must have found out in some way that the tip to look him up had been given by the White Hand.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
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In poetry:

Trembling up with adoration
To the crimson daisy tip
Budding from the snowy bosom -
Fainter than the rose-red lip!
"Daphne" by George Meredith
Midnight, and a letter comes to me from our mistress:
Telling me to come to Tibur:
At once!!
'Bright tips reach up from twin towers,
'Anienan spring water falls into flat-spread pools.'
"Homage To Sextus Propertius - III" by Ezra Pound
Well, the motorman was a nice young chap!
And he came right up and tipped his cap
And said, "Beg pardon," and was so kind
That his gentle manner soothed my mind:
Especially as he took such pains
To gather up my spilt remains.
"Says Mister Doojabs" by Ellis Parker Butler
But I was slow to take the tip, an' went on talkin' rot
About injustice in the world, an' boiled up good an' hot.
I spouts of wrongs of workin' men an' how our rulers fail.
His eyes are shut, but he just seconds motions with his tail.
"The Vision" by C J Dennis
So then 'e puts me wise. It seems that 'im
An' this 'ere Flood - I tips it must be Jim -
Was cobbers up in France, an' things occurred.
(I got 'is word
Things did occur up there). But, anyway
Seems Flood done somethin' good for 'im one day.
"Digger Smith" by C J Dennis
'E sez to me, "'Ow is it fer a beer?"
I tips 'im 'ow I've told me wife, Doreen,
That when I comes down to the markit 'ere
I dodges pubs, an' chucks the tipple, clean.
Wiv 'er an' kid alone up on the farm
She's full uv fancies that I'll come to 'arm.
"War" by C J Dennis

In news:

You could get up to $1,000 for your anonymous tip.
There were also several booths set up, where folks could get campground information and tips on RV financing and rentals.
Danny Ching offers tips for stand-up paddleboarding.
Why I Tip at Drive-Up Windows.
Here are some tips to spice the bake sale favorite up a bit.
People call it "a tipping point," and no, much as I celebrate our restaurants and those who work in them, right now I'm not talking about when a check shows up at the end of a meal.
If you're stumped on how to jazz them up into a tasty day two meal, Chef Gregory Leon from Kasana restaurant in Milwaukee offers tips for your leftovers.
A server at a Middlesex County Applebee's picking up a check after her customer left got a nasty message instead of the expected tip.
The director of emergency management offers warnings and tips leading up to the storm's arrival.
Try these tips for warming up your listings this winter.
Not only did a ton of Phoenix locals show up, but Tip Plus/Primo and Cult brought out a huge crew.
Check out this video with tips on setting up a rear-steer setup on a scale rock crawler.
Eleven tips to staying up to date in the tech world.
10 Shooting Tips for Waterfowl Shoot better and enjoy your hunting more with these tips up your sleeve.
Here is BEEF's Tip of the Day for cattle feeders: Tape up.
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In science:

To further investigate this interpretation, we used computer simulations implementing the detailed geometry of the tip as well as the special field configuration of electric and magnetic fields at the set-up in Mainz in order to estimate the angular emission profile of the individual fibres (see Ref. ).
Prototype of an angular-selective photoelectron calibration source for the KATRIN experiment
Roughly speaking, as one makes observations of the GFF at points near the tip of ηt , the conditional expectation of h goes up or down by multiples of this function.
Conformal weldings of random surfaces: SLE and the quantum gravity zipper
If Y n goes up by 1/n we add the path η to the tip of the snake.
Snake representation of a superprocess in random environment
In the second case, the wedge is tipped, but still opens up downward so that the objective is maximized at x(cid:48) = 0, attaining there the value of 0.
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
Setting up a crystal at the tip of the vacuum chuck, getting a diffraction spectrum (which tells us if this crystal is good enough as well as its orientation), then bringing it in gluing position and injecting the glue takes less than 30 min.
Developing a second generation Laue lens prototype: high reflectivity crystals and accurate assembly
When the pupil moves the mouse cursor , contextual tool-tips pop-up. The tool-tips contain a thumbnail of the specific parts of the documents that were displayed while the pupil was writing the page.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
This traffic jam will survive up to time t with a probability tending to 1 as t → ∞, and will therefore affect the states near the tip of CONEt .
Scaling of a random walk on a supercritical contact process
While from the TIP model it is clear that matrices with preferential basis should describe interesting physical effects in interacting systems, only few investigations in this direction have been done up to now [4,5].
Hidden Breit-Wigner distribution and other properties of random matrices with preferential basis
The first example is set up to lead to the same RMM as the TIP problem.
Two interacting particles in a random potential: The random matrix model revisited
Tipping the table by up to 70◦ achieves a zenith angle coverage of ±35◦ in the N-S direction.
The Very Small Array - status report
Correcting for a total of 7 Zernike modes plus tip and tilt a disturbance rejection bandwidth of up to 5 Hz was achieved.
Near-infrared adaptive optics observations of galaxy clusters: Abell 262 at z=0.0157, J1836.3CR at z=0.414, and PKS 0743-006 at z=0.994
For our analysis, it was assumed that the drive mass was moving purely in the horizontal plane; in fact as the bimorph bends, the drive mass will tip up at the ends, changing the vertical separation between the test mass and the drive mass below it.
Constraints on Yukawa-Type Deviations from Newtonian Gravity at 20 Microns
The width and depth of these ripples is quite uniform. Square area modified by the tip is surrounded by a frame of accumulated piled-up gold.
Moisture Effects on Nanowear of Gold Films
The HCN line emission suggests that the gas in the region is swept up by the suspected bow shock at the tip of the outflow.
A bipolar outflow from the massive protostellar core W51e2-E
The tip of the Smith Cloud shows up clearly in the lower left of the Figure, and in most pixels there is no HI emission at the projected velocity.
The Milky and its Gas: Cold Fountains and Accretion
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