n.顶,尖端,梢,倾斜,轻击,末端,小费,秘密消息 vt.在...顶端装附加物,使倾斜,使翻倒,暗示,轻击,给,泄露,给小费 vi.倾斜,翻倒,倾覆,踮脚走,给小费 n.提示,技巧
名词:tipper 动词过去式:tipped 过去分词:tipped 现在分词:tipping 第三人称单数:tips
1 pointed or thin end of sth 尖端; 尖儿
*the tips of one's fingers/one's fingertips 手指尖
* the tip of one's nose 鼻尖
* walking on the tips of her toes （她）踮着脚走
* the northern tip of the island 岛的北端.
2 small part or piece fitted to the end of sth （装在某物顶端的）小部分或小物件
*shoes with metal tips 带金属包头的鞋
* a cane with a rubber tip 带橡皮头的手杖.
3 (idm 习语) (have sth) on the tip of one's `tongue just about to be spoken or remembered 话到嘴边或几乎想起
*His name's on the tip of my tongue, but I just can't think of it. 他的名字就在嘴边上, 可我就是想不起来. the tip of the `iceberg small but evident part of a much larger concealed situation, problem, etc 重要情况、重大问题等显露出的小部分
100 burglaries are reported every month, and that's just the tip of the iceberg, ie many more occur but are not reported. 每月报案的入室盗窃案超过百起, 而这只不过是已知的一小部分.
v (-pp-) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (with sth) fit a tip to sth; put on the tip of sth 给某物装上尖头; 置于某物顶端
*filter-tipped cigarettes 带过滤嘴的香烟
* The legs of the table were tipped with rubber. 桌子腿装上了橡皮头.
* The native warriors tipped their spears with poison. 土著斗士把毒药涂在长矛尖上.
1 [I, Ip, Tn, Tn.p]
(a) ~ (sth) (up) (cause sth to) rise, lean or tilt on one side or at one end （使某物）侧边提高, 倾斜, 翻倒
*Don't lean on the table or it'll tip up. 别倚桌子, 不然就倚倒了.
* Tip the box up and empty it. 把那盒子翻过来倒空.
(b) ~ (sth) (over) (cause sth to) turn or fall over （使某物）翻转, 倾覆
*Careful! You'll tip the boat over. 当心! 你要把船弄翻了.
2 [Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] (Brit) cause (the contents of sth) to pour out by tilting 将（所盛之物）倒出
*No rubbish to be tipped here/No tipping, eg on a notice warning people not to dump rubbish. 此处禁倒垃圾.
* Tip the dirty water out of the bowl and into the sink. 把盆里的脏水倒入洗涤槽里.
* My neighbour has been tipping dead leaves over the wall into my garden. 我的邻居把落叶从墙头上倒进我的花园里了.
* The train stopped abruptly, nearly tipping me out of my bunk. 火车突然停住, 我差点儿从 位上摔下来.
3 (idm 习语) tip the `balance/`scale be the deciding factor for or against sth 成为同意或反对某事物的决定因素
*Her greater experience tipped the balance in her favour and she got the job. 她经验更丰富, 这是她得到那份工作的决定性因素. tip/turn the scale at sth => scale3.
1 place where rubbish may be tipped (tip2 2) 垃圾弃置场
*the municipal `refuse tip 市政局管理的垃圾弃置场
* take a broken old refrigerator to the tip 把废冰箱送到垃圾弃置场. Cf 参看 dump n 1.
2 (infml 口) dirty or untidy place 脏的或乱的地方
*Their house is an absolute tip. 他们家简直是个垃圾堆.
1 (a) [Tn] touch or strike (sth) lightly 轻触, 轻打, 轻敲（某物）
*The ball just tipped the edge of his racket. 球仅仅碰到他球拍的边儿.
(b) [Tn.pr, Tn.p] cause (sth) to move in the specified direction by doing this 将（某物）轻击向某方向
*She just tipped the ball over the net. 她刚好把球击过网.
2 [Tn] give a small sum of money to (a waiter, taxi-driver, etc) 给（服务员、计程车司机等）小费
*tip the porter 50p 给搬运工50便士小费.
3 [Tn, Cn.n/a, Cn.t esp passive 尤用于被动语态] ~ sb/sth (as sth/to do sth) give advice or an opinion about sb/sth 就某人[某事物]提出建议或意见
*tip the winner, ie name the winner of a race, etc before it takes place 事先指出获胜者（比赛等的）
* He has been widely tipped as the President's successor/to succeed the President. 很多人认为他将继任总统.
4 (idm 习语) tip sb the `wink (infml 口) give sb private information; warn sb secretly 向某人透露秘密消息; 暗中警告某人.
5 (phr v) tip sb off (infml 口) give sb anadvance warning or hint 事先给某人警告或暗示
*Someonetipped off the police about the robbery. 有人事先向警方报告了要有抢劫的消息.
1 small sum of money given to a waiter, taxi-driver, etc as a personal reward for their services （给服务员、计程车司机等的）小费, 小帐
*He left a tip under his plate. 他把小费放在盘子下面了.
2 (a) small but useful piece of practical advice 有用的小建议; 实用的小提示
*Here's a handy tip for removing stains from clothing. 有个除掉衣服上污点的窍门儿.
(b) private or special piece of information, esp about horse-races, the stock-market, etc 私下的或特别的情报（尤指有关赛马、股市等的）
*a hot (ie very good) tip for the Derby 有关德比大赛马的极好的信息
* Take my tip/Take a tip from me and buy these shares now. 听我的, 立即买下这些股份.
1. His house is located at the tip of the peninsula. 他的房子位于半岛的顶端。
2. Affluent he may be, But he is by no means sure what to tip the doorman or the chambermaid. 尽管他可能是富裕的，但他一点不知道该付多少小费给看门人和清理卧室的女服务员。
3. Antarctica is about 600 miles from the tip of South America. 南极洲到南美洲尖端的距离约为六百英里.
4. Antarctica is about 600 miles from the tip of South America. 南极洲到南美洲尖端的距离约为六百英里.
5. Affluent he may be, But he is by no means sure what to tip the doorman or the chambermaid. 尽管他可能是富裕的，但他一点不知道该付多少小费给看门人和清理卧室的女服务员。
6. As the diamond tip of the drill revolves, it is lubricated by mud. 在钻机的金刚钻头旋转的时候，泥浆便进行了润滑。
7. Antarctica is about 600 miles from the tip of South America. 南极洲到南美洲尖端的距离约为六百英里.
8. Affluent he may be, but he is by no means sure what to tip the doorman or the chambermaid. 他们可能很富有，但给看门人和房间女服务叫多少小费，心中却根本没有数；
9. "For a woman who already has a poor iron status, any additional iron loss from exercise may be enough to tip her over the edge into a more serious deficiency," notes the expert. 他提醒说，"对于那些已经缺铁的女性，任何因锻炼而产生的更多铁离子流失都足以导致体内缺铁状况的恶化。"
10. Or, to be more exact, Alaska was at one time connected with the tip of Siberia. 或者更确切地说，阿拉斯加曾经和西伯利亚的东端（顶端）连在一起。