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 for flip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flip \Flip\ (fl[i^]p), n. [Cf. Prov. E. flip nimble, flippant,
     also, a slight blow. Cf. Flippant.]
     A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot
     iron.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Flip dog, an iron used, when heated, to warm flip.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flip \Flip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flipped (fl[i^]pt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Flipping.]
     1. To toss (an object) into the air so as make it turn over
        one or more times; to fillip; as, to flip up a cent.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              As when your little ones
              Do 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones.
                                                    --W. Browne.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To turn (a flat object) over with a quick motion; as, to
        flip a card over; to flip a pancake.
        [PJC]
  
     3. To cause (a person) to turn against former colleagues,
        such as to become a witness for the state, in a criminal
        prosecution in which the person is a defendant. [cant]
        [PJC]
  
     4. (Finance) To resell (an asset) rapidly to make a quick
        profit. [cant]
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flip \Flip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flipped (fl[i^]pt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Flipping.]
     To become insane or irrational; -- often used with out; as,
     seeing her mother killed made the girl flip out.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flip
      adj 1: marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious
             question"; "the student was kept in for impudent
             behavior" [syn: impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed,
             flip]
      n 1: an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head
           (either forward or backward) and return [syn: somersault,
           somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting,
           flip]
      2: hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
      3: a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the
         fish flipped over"
      4: the act of flipping a coin [syn: flip, toss]
      5: a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the
         water
      6: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of
         your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: pass, toss,
         flip]
      v 1: lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know
           what to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: flip,
           toss]
      2: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch
         on the light"; "throw the lever" [syn: throw, flip,
         switch]
      3: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed
         through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn:
         flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff]
      4: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the
         air [syn: flip, twitch]
      5: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn:
         flip, flick]
      6: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball";
         "toss me newspaper" [syn: flip, toss, sky, pitch]
      7: move with a flick or light motion
      8: turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the
         pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes" [syn: flip, flip
         over, turn over]
      9: react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped
         when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
         [syn: flip, flip out]
      10: go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was
          being laid off" [syn: flip, flip out]
      11: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn:
          interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-
          flop]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  227 Moby Thesaurus words for "flip":
     about-face, afterthoughts, all jaw, anger, be angry, be excitable,
     beak, beat, bellow, better thoughts, bicker, biggety,
     blow a gasket, blow up, bluff, bob, bowl, brash, brush, bunt,
     candid, cast, catapult, catch fire, catch the infection,
     change of mind, change of pace, change-up, chatty, cheeky, chuck,
     chunk, chutzpadik, cocky, come apart, come unstuck, communicative,
     contemptuous, conversational, crack, crack up, crusty, curve, dab,
     dance, dart, dash, derisive, disrespectful, downcurve, effusive,
     excite easily, expansive, explode, facy, fastball, fillip, fire,
     fire up, flame up, flap, flare up, flash up, flick, flicker, fling,
     flip out, flip-flop, flippant, flirt, flit, flitter, flop, flounce,
     fluent, flutter, fork, forward pass, frank, freak, freak out,
     fresh, gabby, gally, garrulous, gassy, get excited, glib,
     go berserk, go crazy, go haywire, go into hysterics, go mad,
     go pitapat, go to pieces, gossipy, gratuitous, graze, gregarious,
     gushy, gutter, have a tantrum, heave, hit the ceiling, hitch, hurl,
     hurtle, impertinent, impudent, incurve, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget,
     jiggle, jog, joggle, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass,
     launch, let fly, lob, long-winded, loquacious, lose courage,
     lose self-control, malapert, mature judgment, multiloquent,
     multiloquious, nervy, newsy, outcurve, overtalkative, palpitate,
     pass, pat, peck, peg, pelt, pert, pick, pitch, pitchfork,
     pitter-patter, pluck, prolix, pulse, put, put the shot, rage, ramp,
     rant, rant and rave, rap, rave, reversal, reverse, right-about,
     right-about-face, rude, run a temperature, sassy, saucy, screwball,
     second thoughts, seethe, serve, service, shot-put, shy, sinker,
     slat, slider, sling, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smolder,
     smooth, snake, snap, snatch, sociable, spin, spitball, spitter,
     splutter, sputter, start, storm, sudden pull, take fire, talkative,
     talky, tap, tergiversating, tergiversation, throb, throw, tickle,
     tilt, tip, toss, touch, turn, turn a hair, turnabout, turnaround,
     tweak, twist, twitch, uncalled-for, upcurve, verbose, volte-face,
     voluble, wave, waver, whisk, windy, wise-ass, wrench, yank, yerk
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  FLIP
  
     1. An early assembly language on the G-15.
  
     [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
  
     2. ["FLIP User's Manual", G. Kahn, TR 5, INRIA 1981].
  
     3. Formal LIst Processor.
  
     An early language for pattern-matching on Lisp structures,
     similar to CONVERT.
  
     ["FLIP, A Format List Processor", W. Teitelman, Memo
     MAC-M-263, MIT 1966].
  
     (1995-01-31)
  

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