a person or thing that rips.
Also, ripper bill, ripper act. a legislative bill or act for taking powers of appointment to and removal from office away from the usual holders of these powers and conferring them unrestrictedly on a chief executive, as a governor or mayor, or on a board of officials.
a killer who dispatches and often mutilates victims with a knife or similar weapon.
Mining. a hooklike tool, attached to earth-moving machinery, for tearing away ore, rock, etc.
Chiefly British Slang. something especially strong, fine, or good of its kind.
a person who rips
a murderer who dissects or mutilates his victims’ bodies
(informal, mainly Austral & NZ) a fine or excellent person or thing
adjective 1. Chiefly British Informal. excellent; splendid; fine. verb (used with object), ripped, ripping. 1. to cut or tear apart in a rough or vigorous manner: to rip open a seam; to rip up a sheet. 2. to cut or tear away in a rough or vigorous manner: to rip bark from a tree. 3. […]
noun 1. pinch bar. noun 1. a kind of crowbar or lever with a projection that serves as a fulcrum. noun 1. a crowbar with a lug formed on it to provide a fulcrum
verb (used without object), rippled, rippling. 1. (of a liquid surface) to form small waves or undulations, as water agitated by a breeze. 2. to flow with a light rise and fall or ruffling of the surface. 3. (of a solid surface) to form or have small undulations, ruffles, or folds. 4. (of sound) to […]
- Ripple control
noun 1. the remote control of a switch by electrical impulses