ripping

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rip·ping

 (rĭp′ĭng)
adj. Informal
Excellent; marvelous: had a ripping time at the party.

[Probably from rip.]

ripping

(ˈrɪpɪŋ)
adj
archaic slang Brit excellent; splendid
ˈrippingly adv

rip•ping

(ˈrɪp ɪŋ)

adj.
Chiefly Brit. excellent; splendid; fine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ripping - resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten

ripping

adjective
Translations

ripping

[><ˈrɪpɪŋ><> ADJ (Brit) → estupendo, bárbaro

ripping

adj (dated Brit inf) → herrlich, wunderbar

ripping

n. laceración, rasgadura; descosedura.
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Similar tests were performed to evaluate the differences in processing systems for each individual crosscut and straight-line ripsawing station.
MR chain feed straight line gang ripsaws from Tyler Machinery are used for straight line, glue-joint quality multiple ripsawing of hardwood and softwood lumber and similar material.
The character marks as identified by the marker on the strips from the ripsawing operation for the same board are shown in Figure 4.