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pip

noun uk   /pɪp/ us  

pip noun (SEED)

[C] UK ( US seed) one of the small seeds of a fruit such as an apple or an orange
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pip noun (SOUND)

[C usually plural] mainly UK a short, high sound, especially one of a series: She turned on the radio and heard the five o'clock pips.

pip

verb [T] uk   /pɪp/ (-pp-) UK informal us  
to beat someone either by a very small amount or right at the end of a competition: I got through to the final interview, but I was pipped at the post (= in the final stage) by a candidate with better qualifications.
Translations of “pip”
in Korean 씨…
in Arabic بِذْرة…
in French pépin…
in Turkish meyve çekirdeği…
in Italian seme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種子, (蘋果、橙等水果的)籽,種子…
in Russian семечко, зернышко…
in Polish pestka…
in Spanish pepita…
in Portuguese semente…
in German der Kern…
in Catalan pinyol…
in Japanese 種(リンゴ・ミカンなどの果物の小さな種)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种子, (苹果、柑橘等水果的)籽,种子…
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