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tint
  • n  a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  • v  color lightly
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tinting
  • n  the act of adding a tinge of color
    the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting
  • v  color lightly
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tintinnabulation
  • n  the sound of a bell ringing
    the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
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tintometer
  • n  a measuring instrument used in colorimetric analysis to determine the quantity of a substance from the color it yields with specific reagents
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tintoretto
  • n  Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
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tip
  • n  the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • n  a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
  • n  an indication of potential opportunity
    he got a tip on the stock market
  • n  a V shape
  • n  the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
  • v  cause to tilt
    tip the screen upward
  • v  mark with a tip
    tip the arrow with the small stone
  • v  give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
    Remember to tip the waiter
  • v  cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  • v  to incline or bend from a vertical position
  • v  walk on one's toes
  • v  strike lightly
  • v  give insider information or advise to
    He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot
  • v  remove the tip from
    tip artichokes
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tip-off
  • n  inside information that something is going to happen
  • n  the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball
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tip-top table
  • n  a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position
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tip in
  • n  a basketball shot made by tapping the rebounding ball back into the basket
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tip sheet
  • n  a publication containing the latest information or tips or predictions for a particular business or stock market information or horse racing results, etc.
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tip table
  • n  a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position
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tip truck
  • n  truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
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tipper
  • n  a person who leaves a tip
    a generous tipper
  • n  truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
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tipper lorry
  • n  truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
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tipper truck
  • n  truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
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tippet
  • n  a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten
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