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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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Statistics show that rip currents were the cause of 38% of all sea-based incidents that the RNLI's lifeguards responded to last year.
On the other hand, some advantages for using a gang ripsaw include the fact that the rip width accuracy and parallelism is better than a straight-line ripsaw and can allow ripping narrower moulding blanks having less moulder allowance.
If caught in a rip current, swim parallel to the beach until the current subsides.
Appropriately, Rip and Francis ultimately assert their masculinity through the hunt--the paradigm of masculine control.
And the most powerful rip currents occur through such a gap.
In the coming months Microsoft plans to make available a black-boxed print reference implementation RIP, based on Global Graphics' technology, with a Windows Vista developer toolset.
This month, Ventura Harbor Patrol Officer Paul Korber, 46, was killed while attempting to rescue three people caught in a rip current at South Jetty Beach.
Global Graphics, experts in scalable RIP technology and page description languages (PDLs), and Software Imaging, the largest independent printer driver developer, are partnering to offer a host-based native XPS rasterization capability within an XPSDrv printer driver.
The choice can be influenced by the value of the lumber, the production volume required, the degree to which rip widths can be standardized, the mix of random versus specified width rippings, the required quality of glue joints, production lot sizes and the capital available to install the system.
Birmy, a Florida-based manufacturer, plans to offer the D4000 in conjunction with their PostScript imagesetting and software RIP products.
com) is a leading developer and supplier of sophisticated high performance RIPs, PDF document, workflow and color solutions mostly to a customer base of Original Equipment Manufacturers, system integrators, software developers and resellers.
Engineered for superior performance and production, Canon's new W8200D (dye) and W8200PG (pigment) devices inject several technology innovations into the imagePROGRAF line, including Canon's PS Level-3 Compatible RIP, 1.
Its distributed architecture (called SOAR - Scaleable Open Architecture RIP) allows customers to combine one or more Harlequin RIPs into a high performance engine that can adapt to a wide range of printing output devices.
Rips An Audio CD Track In 5 Seconds With Bit-Perfect Accuracy
To allow our Delta(tm) RIP customers the ability to connect to a variety of output devices, we recently added support for 1-bit TIFFs to TIFF/ITflow(tm), our product that enhances productivity on these RIPs," said David Lewis, president of Lucid Dream Software.