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Meaning of tipping by Wiktionary Dictionary

tipping


    Noun

    tipping ( plural: tippings )

    1. The practice of leaving a tip ( gratuity ) .
    2. The dumping of rubbish .
    3. ( music ) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing .

    Verb

    tipping

    1. Present participle of tip .



Definition of tipping by GCIDE Dictionary

tipping


  1. Tip v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tipping.] To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, “to tip anything with gold or silver”.

    With truncheon tipped with iron head. Hudibras.

    Tipped with jet,

    Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press. Thomson.

  2. Tipping n. ( Mus. ) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing.