Definition of Pip

1. Noun. A disease of poultry.

Generic synonyms: Animal Disease

2. Verb. Kill by firing a missile. "They want to pip the prisoners "
Exact synonyms: Shoot
Related verbs: Hit, Shoot
Generic synonyms: Kill
Specialized synonyms: Flight, Pick Off
Derivative terms: Shooter, Shooter, Shooting

3. Noun. A minor nonspecific ailment.
Generic synonyms: Ailment, Complaint, Ill

4. Verb. Hit with a missile from a weapon.
Exact synonyms: Hit, Shoot
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound
Related verbs: Hit, Strike, Blast, Shoot, Shoot
Specialized synonyms: Gun Down, Grass, Kneecap
Derivative terms: Hitting, Shoot, Shooter

5. Noun. A small hard seed found in some fruits.
Generic synonyms: Seed

6. Verb. Defeat thoroughly. "The fighter managed to pip his opponent"; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
Exact synonyms: Mop Up, Rack Up, Whip, Worst
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Out, Crush, Shell, Trounce, Vanquish
Derivative terms: Whipping

7. Noun. A mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit).
Exact synonyms: Spot
Group relationships: Playing Card
Generic synonyms: Mark, Marker, Marking

8. Noun. A radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface.
Exact synonyms: Blip, Radar Target
Generic synonyms: Radar Echo

Definition of Pip

1. n. 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.

2. n. A seed, as of an apple or orange.

3. n. One of the conventional figures or "spots" on playing cards, dominoes, etc.

4. v. i. To cry or chirp, as a chicken; to peep.

Definition of Pip

1. Abbreviation. (television) picture-in-picture - A television technology allowing a second channel to be displayed in a small rectangle as an onscreen overlay over the primary channel being displayed. ¹

2. Proper noun. A diminutive form of the given names Philip, Phillip, and Philippa. ¹

3. Noun. Any of various respiratory diseases in birds, especially infectious coryza. (defdate from the 15th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (humorous) Of humans, a disease, malaise or depression. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A pippin. ¹

6. Noun. A seed inside certain fleshy fruits (compare stone/pit), such as an peach, orange, or apple. ¹

7. Noun. (US colloquial) Something or someone excellent, of high quality. ¹

8. Noun. (British dated WW I signalese) P in RAF phonetic alphabet ¹

9. Noun. One of the spots or symbols on a playing card, domino, die, etc. ¹

10. Noun. (military public service) One of the stars worn on the shoulder of a uniform to denote rank, e.g. of a soldier or a fireman. ¹

11. Noun. A spot; a speck. ¹

12. Noun. A spot of light or an inverted V indicative of a return of radar waves reflected from an object; a blip. ¹

13. Noun. A piece of rhizome with a dormant shoot of the lily of the valley plant, used for propagation ¹

14. Verb. To get the better of; to defeat ¹

15. Verb. To hit with a gunshot ¹

16. Verb. To peep, to chirp ¹

17. Verb. (context: avian biology) To make the initial hole during the process of hatching from an egg ¹

18. Noun. One of a series of very short, electronically produced tones, used, for example, to count down the final few seconds before a given time or to indicate that a caller using a payphone needs to make further payment if he is to continue his call. ¹

19. Noun. (context: finance currency trading) The smallest price increment between two currencies in foreign exchange (forex) trading. ¹

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Definition of Pip

1. to break through the shell of an egg [v PIPPED, PIPPING, PIPS]

Medical Definition of Pip

1. A contagious disease of fowls, characterised 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. Origin: OE. Pippe, D. Pip, or F. Pepie; from LL. Pipita, fr. L. Pituita slime, phlegm, rheum, in fowls, the pip. Cf. Pituite. A seed, as of an apple or orange. Origin: Formerly pippin, pepin. Cf. Pippin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pip

pious fiction
pious fraud
pious platitude
pip (current term)
pip emma
pip out
pip pip
pip to the post
pipal tree

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