[ verb ] lightly throw to see which side comes up, as of coins
"I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
There was no time to pick_out a penny ; I got a coin between my thumb and forefinger , leaned my elbows in a very natural and casual manner on top of the truck cab and flipped my little missile .
[ noun ] (sport) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
Used in print(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
It is made_up of tumbling , which might be said to start with a somersault , run_through such stunts as headstands , handstands , cartwheels , backbends , and culminate in nearly impossible combinations of aerial flips and twists and apparatus work .
[ verb ] cause to go on or t be engaged; set in operation
"switch on the light" "throw the lever"
Used in print(Jim Harmon, "The Planet with No Nightmare," If,...)
On impulse , he flipped up the heat control on his coverall and slid back the hatch of the bubble .
[ noun ] (food) hot or cold alcoholic drink containing beaten egg
[ noun ] (sport) a toe jump that takes off from the back inside edge of one skate and lands on the back outside edge of the other
[ noun ] (sport) a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water