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dip

1. n. a drunkard. (From dipsomaniac.) Buy the dip a drink. That’ll shut him up for a while.
2. and dipper n. a pickpocket. (Underworld.) The dip tried a snatch, but the dupe turned around at the wrong time. The cops picked up three dippers, working as a group, at the fairgrounds.
3. n. a pinch or helping of snuff. He took a dip just before he picked up the bat.
4. n. a wad of chewing tobacco. You could see he had a big dip in his cheek.
5. n. an oaf; a jerk. (Probably from dipshit.) Why are you acting like such a dip?
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The enhancement projects are focussed infrastructure investments across DIP and are termed top priority in line with the ongoing community development planning initiatives.
The opening of the new entrances is part of RTA's expansion of the Al Yalayes and Expo road leading into DIP. The new entrances facilitate movements of vehicles to DIP's industrial, commercial and residential areas.
DIP currently offers over 140 km of internal road network and has successfully completed enhancements of new entrances, road widening and exit points, all set to ease the traffic flow to and from the development.