What does ripping mean?

Definitions for ripping
ˈrɪp ɪŋrip·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rending, ripping, splitting(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. ripping(Adjective)

    That rips, or can be removed by ripping.

  2. ripping(Adjective)

    Excellent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ripping

    of Rip

Freebase

  1. Ripping

    Ripping is the process of copying audio or video content to a hard disk, typically from removable media such as compact disc or DVD, although the word refers to all forms of media. Despite the name, neither the media nor the data is damaged after extraction. Ripping is often used to shift formats, and to edit, duplicate or back up media content. Digital Audio Extraction is a more formal phrase applied to the ripping of audio CDs. A rip is the copied content, in its destination format, along with accompanying files. Ripping is distinct from simple file copying, in that the source audio or video often isn't originally formatted for ease of use in a computer file system; ripping such data usually involves reformatting it and optionally compressing it during the extraction process. The source material being ripped need not be digital; ripping can involve digitizing audio and video originally stored on analog formats, such as vinyl records.

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How to say ripping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ripping in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ripping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of ripping in a Sentence

  1. Coming to America:

    Prince Akeem Oh, it was a most amazing game. The Giants of New York took on the Packers of Green Bay. The Giants triumphed by kicking a pigskin ball through a big H. A most ripping victory. Cleo McDowell Son... I'm just going to tell you this one time. If you want to keep working here, stay off the drugs.

  2. Lynn Whittaker:

    We don't know what we are dealing with. It's like somebody ripping your insides out. @context.

  3. Michael Cohen:

    What he didn't want is to have an entire group of think tanks that are tax experts run through his tax return and start ripping it to pieces, and then he'll end up in an audit and he'll ultimately have taxable consequences, penalties and so on.

  4. Kate Bowler:

    When I first started studying( the prosperity gospel), it was considered this sort of late-night TV preacher with greasy hair, ripping off a widow in Florida kind of reputation.

  5. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman:

    Once again, we've found Papa John's franchises in New York that are ripping off their workers and violating critical state and federal laws.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. helm
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    • C. elation
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