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RIP

An initialism of "rest in peace," a standard phrase used to communicate sympathy and respect for one who has died. The term derives from the Latin phrase "requiescat in pace." I don't mind what you write on my tombstone, though I'd prefer not to have RIP emblazoned across it. "RIP, my sweet friend," said the note that she tucked into the casket.

rip

1. n. a drinking bout. (see also tear.) Fred had another rip last night. He’s rotten now.
2. n. the loot from a rip-off. Give him some of the rip and tell him to beat it.
3. n. a theft; a rip-off. The crooks pulled a rip on Fourth Street last night.
4. n. a tear in the flesh of the hand, as in an athletic event where the flesh comes in contact with solid material, such as in gymnastics and weightlifting. I keep getting rips from the bar.
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Have you ever wanted to rip a straight edge on a crooked board, or rip an odd-shaped piece of wood like a stair baluster in half?
To illustrate, for the case of five rip widths arranged on a 24-inch arbor, there are over a million possible combinations of saw spacings.
offers the Opti-Rip saw optimizer for all makes and models of fixed arbor gang rip saws, the company says.
Existing Harlequin RIP users can get information about upgrading to version 12 by contacting Xitron at 734-794-8083 or visiting https://www.harlequinripupgrade.com/.
Moulton, a graduate student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography, was part of an unprecedented field experiment looking at why, where, and how rip currents form.
This is a marked improvement from the period of 2003-2013, when the average dismissal from the service attained by RIPS was one dismissal per year.
Statistics show that rip currents were the cause of 38% of all sea-based incidents that the RNLI's lifeguards responded to last year.
Some of the disadvantages are that the gang ripsaw might not have the width capacity to have all the required sizes on the arbor and the set-up time required to change the arbor rip width configurations takes time away from producing parts.
Ed Charon of Roseburg rips a phone book in half on his way to tearing apart his 9,000th book at Kowloon Restaurant in Eugene.
Let's hope the novelty wears off before all those rips and dips start to show up on your hips.
Even when rips are absent, the waves themselves can be treacherous.
(1992) have shown that soil ripping can intercept and infiltrate meltwater through frozen soil and that spacing of soil rips can be estimated from historic precipitation patterns and permeability of unfrozen subsoil.
Prior to the agreement, RTI sold and supported Harlequin RIPs through their website, mostly to print providers in North America.
We limited our review to saws that included a stand with wheels and ones that could rip at least 24 in.