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pip

pip(
pihp
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. la pepita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Chris sliced an apple and tossed the pips in the compost.Chris cortó una manzana y tiró las pepitas en el compost.
b. la semilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The children planted their orange pips in hopes growing an orange tree in their garden.Los niños plantaron las semillas de naranja con la esperanza de que creciera un naranjo en el jardín.
c. la pepa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Becky cleaned the squash pips, then salted and baked them.Becky limpió las pepas de calabaza, luego las saló y las horneó.
2. (games)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In backgammon you don't add the pips on the dice. You count them separately.En el backgammon no se suman los puntos de los dados, se cuentan por separado.
3. (electronics)
a. el pitido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Many stations in the United Kingdom broadcast six pips on the hour.Muchas estaciones del Reino Unido transmiten seis pitidos a la hora en punto.
b. el bip
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I wanted to leave a message, but I never heard a pip.Quería dejar un mensaje, pero nunca escuché el bip.
c. la señal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We sent a plane to visually inspect and identify the pip we see on the radar screen.Enviamos un avión para inspeccionar visualmente e identificar la señal que vemos en la pantalla del radar.
4. (military) (United Kingdom)
a. la estrella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That man said he was a captain, but he only had three pips on his uniform.Ese hombre dijo que era capitán, pero solo tenía tres estrellas en el uniforme.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to defeat) (United Kingdom)
a. ganar
They pipped us in the league championship, but we beat them in two games in the following season.Nos ganaron en el campeonato de la liga, pero los derrotamos en dos partidos la siguiente temporada.
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pip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of fruit)
a. la pepita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (on card, die)
a. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (on uniform) (United Kingdom)
a. la estrella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
4. (sound) (United Kingdom)
a.
the pipslas señales horarias
5. (colloquial)
a.
it/he gives me the pip!¡me pone enfermo!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
he was pipped at the postlo superaron en el último momento
pip [pɪp]
noun
1 (Bot) pepita (f); pepa (f); especially (LAm) (on card, dice) punto (m); (Britain) (Mil) (on uniform) estrella (f); (on radar screen) señal (f)
2 (sound) bip (m); pitido (m)
the pips (Telec) la señal; wait till you hear the pips espere a que oiga la señal
pip [pɪp] (Britain)
noun
to give sb the pip sacar de quicio a algn
it's enough to give you the pip es para volverse loco; he's got the pip está de muy mal humor
pip [pɪp]
transitive verb
to be pipped at or to the post (Britain) perder por un pelo (informal)
Baby Boy pipped Omar at or to the post Baby Boy le ganó a Omar por un pelo (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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