phrasal verb tip
If you tip
or if it tips up
, it moves into a sloping
position with one end or side higher
than the other.
We had to tip up the bed and the model was in grave danger of falling off it!
Tip the bottle up so it's in the same position as it would be when feeding the baby.
The aircraft levelled out, and tipped up again for its climb to 20,000 feet.
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