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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun nip:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb nip:

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Definition of the noun nip

What does nip mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • nip: nips
  • Nip: Nips

  1. a small drink of liquor
  2. (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
  3. the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
  4. the property of being moderately cold
  5. a tart spicy quality
  6. a small sharp bite or snip
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of nip: pinch
    • more generic words: clip / clipping / snip = the act of clipping or snipping; bite / chomp = the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

Alternative definition of the noun nip

noun

  1. A small quantity of something edible or a potable liquor.
  2. [vulgar] A nipple, usually of a woman.
  3. A playful bite.
  4. A pinch with the nails or teeth.
  5. Briskly cold weather.
  6. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice.
  7. A small cut, or a cutting off the end.
  8. A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
  9. A biting sarcasm; a taunt.
  10. [nautical] A short turn in a rope. Nip and tuck, a phrase signifying equality in a contest. [Low, U.S.]
  11. The place of intersection where one roll touches another in papermaking.
  12. [context: historical slang] A pickpocket.

Definition of the verb nip

What does nip mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: nipped, nipping

  1. squeeze tightly between the fingers
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of nip: pinch / squeeze / tweet / twinge / twitch
    • more generic word: grip = hold fast or firmly
    • more specific words:
      • goose = pinch in the buttocks
      • tweak = pinch or squeeze sharply
  2. give a small sharp bite to
    • example: The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: bite / seize with teeth = to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  3. sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    • example: nip off the flowers
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of nip: clip / nip off / snip / snip off
    • more generic word: cut = separate with or as if with an instrument

Alternative definition of the verb nip

verb

  1. To catch and enclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon.
  2. To remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip.
  3. To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy.
  4. To vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt.
  5. To make a quick, short journey or errand; usually roundtrip.

Place

Nip a.k.a. Naval Air Station Jacksonville or NAS Jacksonville is a military airport located four miles south of the central business district of Jacksonville, Florida, United States. It is one of two naval bases located in Duval County.

Miscellanea

  1. Nip is an ethnic slur against people of Japanese descent and origin.
  2. NIP a.k.a. Gipc is a protein.
    • read more about Gipc
  3. NIP: In model theory, a branch of mathematical logic, a complete theory T is said to satisfy NIP if none of its formulae satisfy the independence property, that is if none of its formulae can pick out any given subset of an arbitrarily large finite set.
  4. Nip a.k.a. National Institute for the Psychotherapies is a periodical publisher.
  5. Nip a.k.a. GIPC PDZ domain containing family, member 1 is a gene.
    • also known as IGF-1 receptor interacting protein 1, regulator of G-protein signalling 19 interacting protein 1, GLUT1 C-terminal binding protein, synectin
  6. Nip a.k.a. dual oxidase maturation factor 1 is a gene.
    • also known as Numb-interacting protein, homolog of Drosophila Numb-interacting protein, dual oxidase activator 1

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nip

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Google previewMathematical Combinatorics, Vol. IV, 2014

international book series by Linfan Mao

Thus NIP is the set of all pseudo complements lattice in IP. Notice that we have proved that pseudo complemented form a Boolean algebra in Theorem 3.1. Whence, NIP is a Boolean algebra. By definition, S is a Smarandache lattice. [.

Google previewNeuropilin (2011)

From Nervous System to Vascular and Tumor Biology by Dominique Bagnard

NIP is a 40kDa protein and possesses one central domain that shares significant homology with PSD-95/Dig/ZO-1(PDZ). It has been shown that this domain binds to the four amino acid sequence of NRP1 carboxyl terminus, TyrSer-Glu-Ala.

Google previewSystem and Structure (2013)

Essays in communication and exchange second edition by Anthony Wilden

And whereas the bite is always received in a real sense, like the male or the female, the nip is a primordial symbolic object which CANNOT be received in the real (otherwise it would be a bite). The world of communication of the bite is full of ...

Google previewElectrochemical Technology (1997)

Innovation and New Technologies by Tetsuya Osaka

52' Consequently, codeposition of refractory metals with electroless NiP is an effective method for improving the thermal stability for conventional ...

Google previewBelief and Religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700 (2013)

by Marilyn Dunn

The playful nip is an actual instance of a virtual bite, absolutely real at all points, but not what it 'actually' is. Following this logic, game machines set up a virtual field of experiences that may not be materially determined but nevertheless relate ...

Google previewLED Lighting (2014)

Technology and Perception by T. Q. Khan, P. Bodrogi, Q. T. Vinh, H. Winkler

Nip is the density of donors (in cm−3), NA is the density of acceptors (in cm−"), n = V/pon is the intrinsic concentration (in cm-"), p is the concentration of free holes (in cmo'), n is the concentration of free ...

Google previewHuman Immunodeficiency Virus and the Lung (1998)

by Rosen

nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis (NIP), and lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis ( LIP), are observed in European AIDS patients. The fungal infections are rare, whereas NIP is a significant differential diagnosis in adult patients, and LIP is the ...

Google previewPrinciples of Package Development (2012)

by Roger C. Griffin

The laminating nip is a combination of a steel back-up roll and a rubber-coated pressure roll. Drying is accomplished by circulating-air ovens or drum driers. Dry Laminating. Dry laminating with solvent adhesives is similar to wet laminating of ...

Google previewThe Corpus Hermeticum (Annotated Edition) (2012)

by G. R. S. Mead

the /*nip is the most prominent figure in the lightworld, elevated above the 4330μ6s, and the great mother of the faithful. The sect of the Barbelognostics takes its name from the female figure of the Barbelo (perhaps a corruption ...

Google previewInjury and Causation in Trade Remedy Law (2016)

A Study of WTO Law and Country Practices by James J. Nedumpara

The NIP is the price which the domestic industry would have charged under normal circumstances in the market during the period of investigation, or stated in other words, would have been the price at which the domestic industry would have ...

Google previewClinical Respiratory Medicine (2008)

by Richard K. Albert, Stephen G. Spiro, James R. Jett

Thus, NIP is an exclusion diagnosis. Tissue specimens are required to establish the diagnosis and may be obtained by bronchoscopy, fine-needle aspiration, or open lung procedures. Transbronchial biopsy specimens characteristically show ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

Harman (the stock phrase, nip a BUNG (n., 2), to cut a purse), Greene, Cleveland; B.E., 'to Pinch or Sharp anything'. Ex the S.E. sense, to pinch (cf. s. PINCH), and ex: 2. To catch, snatch, seize neatly, take up smartly (also with ...

Google previewa concise hemrew and aramic lexicon of the old testament

Qr 1p , Tf» & Kt njp, nip : cs. 1p, sf. Blp (f 4.): — 1. cord (context: for measuring) iK 7,s ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

To NIP, nip'. v. a. To pinch off with the nails, to bite with ...

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Scrabble value of N1I1P3

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of NIP

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