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whip•ping



Pronunciation: (hwip'ing, wip'-), [key]
n.
1. a beating or flogging, esp. one administered with a whip or the like in punishment.
2. a defeat, as in sports.
3. an arrangement of cord, twine, or the like, whipped or wound about a thing, as to bind parts together or prevent unraveling, as at the end of a rope.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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