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  • n. Plural form of pip.


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  • EUR/GBP at 0.8945 and is lower by 55 pips from the Asian open.

  • In my rucksack were several film cans filled with the carefully labelled pips of wild apples, and squirrel-stashes of walnuts also destined to be sown later in my Suffolk garden, as a living reminder of the wild fruit forests I had encountered on my travels.


  • The spots on dominoes are called pips, he was told.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • Peter Jefferson, who worked for the BBC for 45 years, swore after mixing up his words as he tried to complete a sentence before the famous "pips" at the top of the hour on Radio 4.

    Archive 2009-09-16

  • The "pips" may be planted any time from November on, from 3 to 6 inches apart.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • For forcing indoors, imported roots or "pips" are used, as the plants are grown for this particular purpose in parts of Europe.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • The young of all birds are armed with a small temporary horn or protuberance upon the upper mandible, and they are so placed in the shell that this point is in immediate contact with its inner surface; as soon as they are fully developed and begin to struggle to free themselves, the horny growth "pips" the shell.

    The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton

  • Enrich the ground with plenty of organic matter and bury the "pips" (rhizome-like structures) 2in-3in deep and 4in apart.

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  • The NZD/USD consolidation has shrunk its Bollinger band width to 162 pips which is one of the lowest amongst the most active pairs.

    Currency Trading News by DailyFX

  • The current two month rally has led to a widening of the Bollinger band to 929 pips which is also near the top of variance levels within the major pairs.

    Currency Trading News by DailyFX


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