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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v kip be asleep
    • n kip a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright
    • n kip the basic unit of money in Laos
    • n kip sleep "roused him from his kip"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kip (Gymnastics) A method or feat of raising the body when hanging or swinging by the arms, as for the purpose of mounting upon the horizontal bar. The legs are swung forward and upward by bending the hips, then suddenly down again, which gives the upward impulse to the body.
    • Kip A sharp-pointed hill; a projecting point, as on a hill.
    • n Kip The hide of a young or small beef creature, or leather made from it; kipskin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • kip To snatch; take up hastily.
    • kip To hold or keep: with together.
    • kip To conduct one's self; act.
    • n kip The hide of a young or small beast, as a lamb or calf. The term is also applied to the skins of full-grown cattle when they are of a small breed, or, in general, undersized.
    • n kip A sharp-pointed hill; a jutting point.
    • n kip A hook.
    • n kip The enlarged tip of the lower jaw of a spent salmon. See kipper, n.
    • n kip In. coal-mining, a level or gently sloping outgoing roadway, at the extremity of an engine-plane, upon which the full tubs stand ready to be sent up the shaft.
    • n kip A house of ill fame.
    • n kip A lodging-house; a bed in a lodging-house; hence, a bed in general.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Kip kip (Scot.) to play truant.
    • n Kip kip the skin of a young animal
    • n Kip kip a level or slight incline at the end of an underground way, on which the tubs of coal stand till hoisted up the shaft.
    • n Kip kip a house of ill-fame
    • Kip Also Kip′shop
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. kippe,


In literature:

KIP'S Christmas Holidays at Rome.
"Evenings at Donaldson Manor" by Maria J. McIntosh
And mother," dropping to a whisper, "our Kip is to sing!
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
It took its name from the old Kip family, who owned the adjacent estate.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
Nen I kip on fawever fine who ki' Jan Han Sun.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Gone were the Kips, with their waving lines.
"The Dew of Their Youth" by S. R. Crockett
Browning, Benning, Dering, Dunning, Gunning, Hemming, Kipping, Manning, and many others which occur in place-names.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Mus' kip some fer da' Sunday.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Kip, Jacob Hendricksen, 14-17.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Dere's 'noder t'ing kip on your head, ma frien', dey mus' be tole Ma name's Bateese Trudeau no more, but John B.
"Humour of the North" by Lawrence J. Burpee
Mus' kip some fer da' Sunday.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
You zee, dead men kip their saicrets well; livin' ones do'ant.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
You sure are a sport, Kip.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
That little-foot girl is the daughter of Hom Kip.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
KIP'S Early Conflicts of Christianity.
"Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
Hairyman, you're a liar, an' it's Stonewall Kip, of Concho, tellin' you!
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
They wun't do 'er naw 'arm, so long's she kips 'er heye on 'em ... What do 'ee taak so voolish vor?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, May 17, 1890." by Various
Right there, Kip, my luck turns.
"Frank Merriwell's Triumph" by Burt L. Standish
Most of the rest of the property went to my young half-brother Kip.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
Kip un to't when a comes in.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams
The term "kip" is often applied to small hides and to hides from large calves.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett

In poetry:

Leetle Lac Grenier, she 's all alone,
Back on de mountain dere,
But de pine tree an' spruce stan' ev'rywhere
Along by de shore, an' mak' her warm
For dey kip off de win' an' de winter storm.
"Leetle Lac Grenier" by William Henry Drummond
"My boy be in Flanders, he's young an' he's bold,
But they will not have we, lass, for we be too old;
So step it out cheerful, an' kip up your heart,
For you an' me, Bess, we be doin' our part —"
"Speed The Plough: A Country Song" by Cicely Fox Smith
O! all de monee dat I mak' w'en I be travel roun'
Can't kip me long away from home on dis beeg Yankee town,
I t'ink I'll settle down again on Parish Saint Michel,
An' leev an' die more satisfy so long I hear dat bell.
"De Bell Of St. Michel" by William Henry Drummond
Pierre he was cryin', cryin' out on de barn behin',
Neighbors tryin' to kip heem goin' right off hees min',
W'en somebody say, "Las' winter, ma wife she is nearly go,
An' who do you t'ink is save her? ev'ry wan surely know.
"Doctor Hilaire" by William Henry Drummond
"It treated me reel mean, that wound uv mine;
It 'ealed too quick, considerin' me state.
An' 'ere I am, back in the firin' line
Gamblin' wiv Fate.
It's like two-up: I'm 'eadin' 'em this trip;
But Iookin', day be day, to pass the kip.
"Rabbits" by C J Dennis
Dat was de lesson ole Pierre Nadeau
Tell to me offen, so long ago--
Poor ole Pierre! an' I’m tryin' too,
Tak' hees advice, for I know it’s true,
But far as it goes we’re all de same breed,
An' it’s not so easy kip out de weed.
"Keep Out Of The Weeds" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Kip Moore is having quite the year.
Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore at CMAC.
Special Guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore are join the bill.
Last year at this time, Kip Moore was mingling with fans at the CMA Music Festival, some familiar with him and some not.
Is Kip Moore country music's next biggest star.
Georgia native Kip Moore attends the Country Music Awards in April.
Kip Moore's debut album, "Up All Night," landed in Billboard 200's Top 10.
Number one song for the week of May 21, 2012 according to mediabase is Kip Moore Somethin' 'bout a Truck.
Keep on truckin': For Kip Moore, a good truck means everything.
Country star Kip Moore is 'Up All Night'.
Country singer Kip Moore was scheduled to call in the morning to talk about his new CD "Up All Night," which is being released today.
Lee Brice, The Wanted, Eve 6, Kip Moore.
View past events for Kip 's Restaurant.
Kip ' Pundt Is Honored By Snowflake Fire Department.
Republican state Rep Kip Smith was arrested early Friday morning in Buckhead and charged with DUI, according to an Atlanta police report obtained by Channel 2 Action News.

In science:

We thank Kip Thorne and members of his relativity group for useful discussions. N.
Local and global properties of conformally flat initial data for black hole collisions
This information feeds a light curve generator based on the Mandel & Agol (2002) formalism, which itself is corrected for Kepler’s finite integration time (Kipping 2010).
An Independent Planet Search In The Kepler Dataset. I. A hundred new candidates and revised KOIs
The studies of Kipping & Bakos (2011) and Paper IV had access also to the Q2 data, although none of the three datasets were short-cadence.
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
Even more important, they are not robust against outliers, they provide values of T 0 known to be biased (Kipping 2010) and errors on T 0 known to be underestimated (Pribulla et al. 2012).
TASTE. III. A homogeneous study of transit time variations in WASP-3b
This inequality can be achieved in two ways: (1) choose any a ≥ 0 and then use the fact that limp→∞ kip,q kHS = 0, (2) choose any p ≥ 0 such that ip,q is a HilbertSchmidt operator and then choose a sufficiently small number a ≥ 0.
Characterization of test functions in CKS-space
Preskill jointly chaired the session with Kip Thorne, who is the third party to a bet (Thorne & Hawking vs.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
Kip Thorne spoke on Monday night about what we will learn from the new science of gravitational wave astronomy, and Roger Penrose spoke on Friday night, giving his personal opinions on some popular contemporary physical theories which he categorized under the headings “Fashion, Faith and Fantasy”.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
The conference was organized by the writer of this report with the invaluable help of JoAnn Boyd and Yanbei Chen, and with the wise and benign oversight of Kip Thorne.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
In the evening, the weary participants found refreshment(s) at an animated party at Kip Thorne’s house.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
In the era of ultraprecise space photometry (CoRoT, Kepler), one can expect accurate light curves to 0.1 mmag that promises the discovery of Moon-like satellites of Earth-like planets (Szab´o et al. 2006, Kipping et. al 2009).
Methods for exomoon characterisation: combining transit photometry and the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect
In the early days of black hole formation at colliders, the hoop conjecture due to Kip Thorne was used as a criteria for gravitational collapse in the collision of two particles head to head.
A review of Quantum Gravity at the Large Hadron Collider
Leonid Grishchuk and Kip Thorne for stimulating discussions, Prof.
Gravitational Radiation during Thorne-Zytkow object formation
This work would not have been possible without discussions and help from Vladimir Braginsky, Ron Drever, Darrell Harrington, Nergis Mavalvala, Fred Raab, Glenn Soberman and Kip Thorne.
Internal thermal noise in the LIGO test masses : a direct approach
In particular, Glenn Soberman suggested the method of integration in Eq. (A4), and Kip Thorne carefully reviewed the manuscript and made a few significant corrections and suggestions.
Internal thermal noise in the LIGO test masses : a direct approach
While this topic is normally of interest only to gravitational theorists, you may recall that Kip Thorne’s bet with Steven Hawking on this sub ject made the front page of The New York Times.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation