Sleep-like-a-top



noun
1.
a toy, often inversely conical, with a point on which it is made to spin.
Idioms
2.
sleep like a top, to sleep soundly:
After a day of hiking and swimming we slept like tops.
noun
1.
the highest or uppermost part of anything: the top of a hill
2.
the most important or successful position: to be at the top of the class, the top of the table
3.
the part of a plant that is above ground: carrot tops
4.
a thing that forms or covers the uppermost part of anything, esp a lid or cap: put the top on the saucepan
5.
the highest degree or point: at the top of his career
6.
the most important person: he’s the top of this organization
7.
the best or finest part of anything: we’ve got the top of this year’s graduates
8.
the loudest or highest pitch (esp in the phrase top of one’s voice)
9.
the beginning: the top of the hour, at the top of the programme
10.
short for top gear
11.
(cards) the highest card of a suit in a player’s hand
12.
(sport)

a stroke that hits the ball above its centre
short for topspin

13.
a platform around the head of a lower mast of a sailing vessel, the edges of which serve to extend the topmast shrouds
14.
(chem) the part of a volatile liquid mixture that distils first
15.
a garment, esp for a woman, that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
16.

the high-frequency content of an audio signal
(as modifier): this amplifier has a good top response

17.
(informal) blow one’s top, to lose one’s temper
18.
on top of

in addition to: on top of his accident, he caught pneumonia
(informal) in complete control of (a difficult situation, job, etc)

19.
off the top of one’s head, with no previous preparation; extempore
20.
over the top

over the parapet or leading edge of a trench
over the limit; excessive(ly); lacking restraint or a sense of proportion

21.
the top of the morning, a morning greeting regarded as characteristic of Irishmen
adjective
22.
of, relating to, serving as, or situated on the top: the top book in a pile
23.
(Brit, informal) excellent: a top night out
verb (mainly transitive) tops, topping, topped
24.
to form a top on (something): to top a cake with whipped cream
25.
to remove the top of or from: to top carrots
26.
to reach or pass the top of: we topped the mountain
27.
to be at the top of: he tops the team
28.
to exceed or surpass
29.
(slang) to kill
30.
(also intransitive) (sport)

to hit (a ball) above the centre
to make (a stroke) by hitting the ball in this way

31.
(chem) to distil off (the most volatile part) from a liquid mixture
32.
to add other colorants to (a dye) in order to modify the shade produced
33.
top and tail

to trim off the ends of (fruit or vegetables) before cooking them
to wash a baby’s face and bottom without immersion in a bath

noun
1.
a toy that is spun on its pointed base by a flick of the fingers, by pushing a handle at the top up and down, etc
2.
anything that spins or whirls around
3.
sleep like a top, to sleep very soundly
toots
TOP
1.
temporarily out of print
2.
Tonga-pa’anga (currency)

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