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noun [countable] flip pronunciation in American English /flɪp/
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  1. 1
    an action of quickly hitting a small object with your fingers or thumb, especially so that it spins in the air
    the flip of a coin: The game was decided by the flip of a coin.
  2. 2
    an action of jumping up and turning completely over in the air
    He broke his arm trying to do a flip.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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