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be ripped to shreds

1. To be severely or thoroughly criticized, upbraided, or condemned. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, it was ripped to shreds by critics, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's going to be ripped to shreds at his performance review with the bosses tomorrow.
2. To be utterly or severely damaged, ruined, or thrown into disarray. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now, because once you have kids, it's going to be ripped to shreds. Sarah was ripped to shreds in her first match as an amateur boxer.
See also: ripped, shred

get ripped to shreds

1. To be severely or thoroughly criticized, upbraided, or condemned. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, it got ripped to shreds by critics, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's getting ripped to shreds at his performance review tomorrow.
2. To be utterly or severely damaged, ruined, or thrown into disarray. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now, because once you have kids it's going to get ripped to shreds. Sarah got ripped to shreds in her first match as an amateur boxer.
See also: get, ripped, shred

rip (someone or something) to shreds

1. To criticize, upbraid, or condemn someone or something severely or thoroughly. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, one reviewer ripped it to shreds, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's bosses ripped him to shreds at his annual performance review.
2. To cause great damage, disorder, or ruin to someone or something. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now because soon, your kids will start ripping the place to shreds. Sarah's very first opponent in amateur boxing ripped her to shreds, but that's how it goes for most novice fighters.
See also: rip, shred

rip the heart out of (something)

To remove, destroy, devastate, or totally undermine some essential or important aspect of something. This move by the government is going to force a lot of factories to close and rip the heart out of communities around the country. Senators added a number of amendments meant to rip the heart out of the tax bill.
See also: heart, of, out, rip

ripped

1. mod. intoxicated on drugs or alcohol. I don’t know what I drank, but I’m really ripped.
2. mod. muscular; having sharply defined muscles. I worked and worked to get ripped, but I’m just not made that way.

ripped (up)

and ripped (off)
mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated; under the effects of marijuana. Why do you have to get ripped up like that?
See also: ripped, up

ripped off

verb
See also: off, ripped

ripped

verb
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A glue joint finish can be defined as follows: Ripped strips must hold a width tolerance of [+ or -]0.
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The benchmark test involved 108 MB files comprised of three TIFF images and one EPS illustration, ripped by Picaxo 2000 in six minutes and 57 seconds versus 25 minutes and 32 seconds with HP's color plotter embedded PostScript RIP to an output size of 24" x 31".
Drawing the largest crowds at the event, the ColorFlare system RIPped to two color copiers and a wide format inkjet printer, dazzling the attendees with its fast overall RIP speed and competitive price.
Thumbnail preview windows display both RIPping and RIPped jobs making it easier to locate the correct stored job for reprinting.
Preview windows enable users to view thumbnail and full-screen previews of any files that are either ripping or have been ripped and stored on the hard disk.
For example, the file could be automatically RIPped from PostScript to editable continuous-tone and linework files, trapped, previewed, sent to a proofer, held in a queue until approved, then exposed with on-the-fly screening on a designated imagesetter.