a unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds
Origin of kipki(lo)- + p(ound)
- The untanned hide of a small or young animal, such as a calf.
- A set or bundle of such hides.
Origin of kipMiddle English, bundle of animal hides, perhaps from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German.
A unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms).
Origin of kipki(lo)– + p(ound)1.
A maneuver in gymnastics, martial arts, and similar sports in which a person moves from lying on the back directly to a standing position by thrusting the legs upward and pushing off with hands placed palms-down near the ears. Also called kip-up.
Origin of kipGerman Kippe, seesaw, arm of a balance, kip-up, from kippen, to tilt, tip over, from Low German Kippe, point, tip, from Latin cippus, post, pillar.
kip - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Laos, comprised of 100 at.
Variant of kip