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pip

noun uk   us   /pɪp/

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   us   /pɪp/ (-pp-) UK informal
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 Arabic بِذْرة…
in Korean 씨…
in Malaysian biji…
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 Vietnamese hột, hạt…
in Spanish pepita…
in Portuguese semente…
in Thai เมล็ดพันธุ์…
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 Indonesian biji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种子, (苹果、柑橘等水果的)籽,种子…
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