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or i.p.s

inches per second. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He heard a catching in her breath and glanced at her and saw her ips pressed tight and a tear on her cheek.

    The Wheels of Chance H. G. Wells
  • In ips aci Marius dus Camertium cohorts, mr virtte vim Cimbrrum sustinents13 contr80 lgem14 cvitte dnverat.

    Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L'Homond
  • From here they continued their journey as far as the monastery of ips, where they expected to stay for the night.

  • The tape will play on all standard recorders and comes recorded at a speed of 3-3/4 ips.

  • He stopped for the night at ips, and on the following day rode to Linz.

  • From this point they continued their journey by water as far as the monastery of ips, where they purposed resting for the night.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  • Her face 'ad gone a dirty white colour, and she was leaning forward with her 'ands on her 'ips, trembling all over with temper.

    The Unknown W.W. Jacobs
ips in Technology

A threaded language.
["IPS, An Unorthodox High Level Language", K. Meinzer, BYTE pp. 146-159 (Jan 1979)].

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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