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*hip to someone or something

Inf. knowing about someone or something; adapting to someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; become ~.) The boss began to get hip to Mary and her deviousness. She finally began to get hip to what was going on.
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Consolidation of Powders--Powders are consolidated by HIP to various intermediate and finished products, including billets to be further worked by forging and rolling, from which parts are machined.
During the mid-1960s, several developments allowed HIP to be used in broader applications.