HIPS

Adjective

hiPS (not comparable)

(biology) Abbreviation of human induced pluripotent stem.

Anagrams

• -ship, phis, pish, ship

Noun

hips

plural of hip

Verb

hips

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hip

Anagrams

• -ship, phis, pish, ship

Noun

HIPs

plural of HIP

Anagrams

• -ship, phis, pish, ship

Source: Wiktionary


HIP

Hip, n. Etym: [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. hüfte, Dan. hofte, Sw. höft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. kumpis ham.]

1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.

2. (Arch.)

Definition: The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.

3. (Engin)

Definition: In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord. Waddell. Hip bone (Anat.), the innominate bone; -- called also haunch bone and huckle bone.

– Hip girdle (Anat.), the pelvic girdle.

– Hip joint (Anat.), the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone.

– Hip knob (Arch.), a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.

– Hip molding (Arch.), a molding on the hip of a roof, covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing.

– Hip rafter (Arch.), the rafter extending from the wall plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof.

– Hip roof, Hipped roof (Arch.), a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides. See Hip, n., 2., and Hip, v. t., 3.

– Hip tile, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof.

– To catch upon the hip, or To have on the hip, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. Shak.

– To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. Judg. xv. 8.

Hip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Hipping.]

1. To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

2. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

3. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof. Hipped roof. See Hip roof, under Hip.

Hip, n. Etym: [OE. hepe, AS. heópe; cf. OHG. hiufo a bramble bush.] (Bot.)

Definition: The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina). [Written also hop, hep.] Hip tree (Bot.), the dog- rose.

Hip, interj.

Definition: Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

Hip, or Hipps (, n.

Definition: See Hyp, n. [Colloq.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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