Associations to the word «Trips»

Wiktionary

TRIP, noun. A journey; an excursion or jaunt.
TRIP, noun. A stumble or misstep.
TRIP, noun. (figurative) An error; a failure; a mistake.
TRIP, noun. A period of time in which one experiences drug-induced reverie or hallucinations.
TRIP, noun. A faux pas, a social error.
TRIP, noun. Intense involvement in or enjoyment of a condition.
TRIP, noun. (engineering) A mechanical or electrical cutout device.
TRIP, noun. A quick, light step; a lively movement of the feet; a skip.
TRIP, noun. (obsolete) A small piece; a morsel; a bit.
TRIP, noun. The act of tripping someone, or causing them to lose their footing.
TRIP, noun. (nautical) A single board, or tack, in plying, or beating, to windward.
TRIP, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (Scotland) (dialect) A herd or flock of sheep, goats, etc.
TRIP, noun. (obsolete) A troop of men; a host.
TRIP, noun. A flock of wigeons.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) To fall over or stumble over an object as a result of striking it with one's foot.
TRIP, verb. (transitive) (sometimes followed by "up") To cause (a person or animal) to fall or stumble.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) To be guilty of a misstep or mistake; to commit an offence against morality, propriety, etc.
TRIP, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To detect in a misstep; to catch; to convict.
TRIP, verb. (transitive) To activate or set in motion, as in the activation of a trap, explosive, or switch.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) To be activated, as by a signal or an event.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) To experience a state of reverie or to hallucinate, due to consuming psychoactive drugs.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) To journey, to make a trip.
TRIP, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To move with light, quick steps; to walk or move lightly; to skip.
TRIP, verb. (nautical) To raise (an anchor) from the bottom, by its cable or buoy rope, so that it hangs free.
TRIP, verb. (nautical) To pull (a yard) into a perpendicular position for lowering it.
TRIP, adjective. (poker slang) Of or relating to trips.
TRIP BALLS, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) To experience a severe drug-induced hallucinatory trip.
TRIP CORD, noun. A cord, line, lanyard, or wire that, when pulled, mechanically activates a device.
TRIP CORD, noun. A type of electrical extension cord: see pad.
TRIP CORDS, noun. Plural of trip cord
TRIP HAMMER, noun. A powered machine used in a forge which repeatedly strikes work placed on an anvil.
TRIP HAMMERS, noun. Plural of trip hammer
TRIP HOP, noun. A genre of slow dance music combining elements of hip hop with melodic, often psychedelic, sounds and impressionistic lyrics
TRIP METER, noun. (automotive) A part of an odometer capable of recording the distance traveled during a short trip by allowing its readout to be reset to zero.
TRIP ODOMETER, noun. (automotive) A part of an odometer capable of recording the distance traveled during a short trip by allowing its readout to be reset to zero.
TRIP OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To hallucinate as a result of drugs.
TRIP OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To have as an image in one's mind.
TRIP OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To have a fit, to become enraged.
TRIP OVER ONE'S OWN TWO FEET, verb. To stumble while walking, without having tripped over anything.
TRIP OVER THE WIRE, verb. To make a mistake
TRIP SWITCH, noun. A device that deactivates an electrical circuit under certain conditions, often for safety reasons
TRIP THE LIGHT FANTASTIC, verb. To dance or to move rhythmically to musical accompaniment, especially in a graceful or nimble manner.
TRIP THE LIGHT FANTASTIC TOE, verb. Obsolete form of trip the light fantastic.
TRIP TIC, noun. A map, with the route highlighted, for an individual excursion or vacation.
TRIP TICS, noun. Plural of trip tic
TRIP TO THE WOODSHED, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) An occasion on which a reprimand or punishment is administered.
TRIP UP, verb. (intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
TRIP UP, verb. (transitive) To cause (someone) to commit an error, trick into a mistake.
TRIP UP, verb. (intransitive) To fall or stumble.
TRIP UP, verb. (transitive) To cause (someone) to fall or stumble.

Dictionary definition

TRIP, noun. A journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center".
TRIP, noun. A hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip".
TRIP, noun. An accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills".
TRIP, noun. An exciting or stimulating experience.
TRIP, noun. A catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water".
TRIP, noun. A light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead".
TRIP, noun. An unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep".
TRIP, verb. Miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root".
TRIP, verb. Cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up".
TRIP, verb. Make a trip for pleasure.
TRIP, verb. Put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits".
TRIP, verb. Get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend".

Wise words

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