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sipe

intransitive verb \ˈsēp, British usually ˈsīp\

Definition of sipe

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  seep, percolate

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Origin and Etymology of sipe

Middle English sipen, from Old English sipian — more at seep


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sipe

noun \"\

Definition of sipe

plural

-s

  1. :  any of the small often hook-shaped or bracket-shaped grooves in the tread of an automobile tire for providing extra traction and preventing skids

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Origin and Etymology of sipe

1sipe; from its wiping the road surface dry


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