kipping kipping

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sleep
  2. (n) the basic unit of money in Laos
  3. (n) 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
  4. (v) be asleep

News

  • The Hunt for Exomoons Begins!

    The latest exciting undertaking in exoplanet research is the search for exomoons. A team led by Dr. David Kipping at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has jumped at this challenge. After having theoretically proven that detecting an Earth-sized exomoon is possible, the team carried out the first detailed search for an exomoon. Are you leaning [...]
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Universe Today

Quotes

  1. "My entire political education came down to kipping on people's sofas during the Miners' Strike," says Bragg, whose tour will include venues in Blaenavon, Brecon and Caernarfon. "I was born and raised in London and had experienced the...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Billy Bragg Source: WalesOnline

  2. James, 29, said: "I moved to London when I got the part on Band Of Brothers. I had been kipping on people's floors because the show paid nicely - but it didn't pay hugely. Finally some friends from Glasgow showed up, and we decided to rent this...
    on Jul 5, 2008 By: James McAvoy Source: Glasgow Sunday Mail

  3. "It was scary," remembers Arabella Churchill. "People like Hawkwind who looked terrifying were playing in the wagon shed and kipping on the lawn."
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Arabella Churchill Source: Independent

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