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English definition of “tip”


verb (ONE SIDE HIGHER)    /tɪp/ (-pp-)
C2 [I or T] to ( cause to) move so that one side is higher than another side : The table tipped and all our drinks fell on the floor . If you put too many books on one end of the shelf , it'll tip up. Don't tip your chair back like that, you'll fall .Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting tip the scales at to weigh : The baby tipped the scales at 3.75 kg.Measurements of weight and mass
(Definition of tip verb (ONE SIDE HIGHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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