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Slipper Slip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, slips. 2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe. 3. A kind of apron or pinafore for children. 4. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel. 5. (Mach.) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib. Slipper animalcule (Zo["o]l.), a ciliated infusorian of the genus Paramecium. Slipper flower.(Bot.) Slipperwort. Slipper limpet, or Slipper shell (Zo["o]l.), a boat shell.
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Gib Gib, n. [Abbreviated fr. Gilbert, the name of the cat in the old story of ``Reynard the Fox'. in the ``Romaunt of the Rose', etc.] A male cat; a tomcat. [Obs.]
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Gib Gib, v. i. To act like a cat. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
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Gib Gib, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw. Gib and key, or Gib and cotter (Steam Engine), the fixed wedge or gib, and the driving wedge,key, or cotter, used for tightening the strap which holds the brasses at the end of a connecting rod.
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Gib Gib, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gibbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Gibbing.] To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs. Gibbed lathe, an engine lathe in which the tool carriage is held down to the bed by a gib instead of by a weight.
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Gib Gib, v. i. To balk. See Jib, v. i. --Youatt.

Meaning of Gib from wikipedia

- Gib or GIB may refer to: Gibraltar, British overseas territory Gibraltar International Airport, IATA code GIB Gibraltar national football team, FIFA code...
- to 1073741824bytes = 1024 mebibytes. The unit symbol for the gibibyte is GiB. It is one of the units with binary prefixes defined by the International...
- The Big Crunch is a hypothetical scenario for the ultimate fate of the universe, in which the expansion of the universe eventually reverses and the universe...
- "Komm, gib mir deine Hand" / "Sie liebt dich" (English: "Come, Give Me Your Hand" / "She Loves You") was a single released on 4 February 1964 by the English...
- (1725) No. 12: song "Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille" F major V Bc V/4: 91 511 1725–1733 Notebook A. M. Bach (1725) No. 13a: song "Gib dich zufrieden und...
- Gib I. Mihăescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈd͡ʒib mihəˈesku]; 1894–1935) was a Romanian novelist and dramatist. Born in Drăgăşani, Mihăescu wrote short...
- Hausa (/ˈhaʊsə/; Harshen/Halshen Hausa) is the Chadic language (a branch of the Afroasiatic language family) with the largest number of speakers, spoken...
- Gib Hill is a large burial mound in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England. It is thought to be a Neolithic oval barrow with an Early Bronze Age round...
- GIBS may refer to: General Inspection of Security Forces, Czech law enforcement which controls officers of armed forces The Gordon Institute of Business...
- GIB Group (Grand Bazar Innovation Bon Marché) was a Belgian conglomerate, consisting of various retail and restaurant chains that existed until 2002....
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