Gips



[jip] /dʒɪp/

verb (used with or without object), gipped, gipping, noun
1.
1 .
[jip] /dʒɪp/
verb (used with or without object), gypped, gypping.
1.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat.
noun
2.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindle or fraud.
3.
Also, gypper
[jip-er] /ˈdʒɪp ər/ (Show IPA), gypster. Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a swindler or cheat.
4.
Also called gypsy. an owner of racehorses who also acts as trainer and jockey.
/dʒɪp/
verb gips, gipping, gipped
1.
a variant spelling of gyp1
2.
(Northern English, informal) to vomit or feel like vomiting
noun
3.
a variant spelling of gyp2
/dʒɪp/
verb gyps, gypping, gypped, gips, gipping, gipped
1.
(transitive) to swindle, cheat, or defraud
noun
2.
an act of cheating
3.
a person who gyps
/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ, slang) severe pain; torture: his arthritis gave him gyp
/dʒɪp/
noun
1.
a college servant at the universities of Cambridge and Durham Compare scout1 (sense 5)
v.

“to cheat, swindle,” 1889, American English, probably derived from the colloquial shortening of Gypsy (cf. gip). Related: Gypped. As a noun, “fraudulent action, a cheat,” by 1914.

attested from 1840 as an abbreviation of gypsy (q.v.). Also see gyp. Related: Gipped; gipping.

GIP abbr.
gastric inhibitory polypeptide

Related Terms

gyp

modifier

: a gyp joint/ gyp terms

noun

verb

To cheat; swindle; con: We got gypped out of it all in two days

[fr gypsy]

/gips/ or /jips/ [Analogy with MIPS] Giga-Instructions per Second (or possibly “Gillions of Instructions per Second”; see gillion).
In 1991, this was used of only a handful of highly parallel machines and one sequential processor built with Josephson devices. DEC’s Alpha AXP 21164 processor was the first commercially available 1 GIPS sequential processor (7 Sep 1994). Compare KIPS.
[“A 1-GIPS Josephson Data Processor”, Yuji Hatano et al, IEEE J Solid State Circuits, vol 26, 6, June 1991]
[Jargon File]
(1994-11-02)
1.
gastric inhibitory polypeptide
2.
gastric inhibitory peptide
3.
Gibraltar-pound (currency)

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