1. tipstaff staff with a metal tip carried as a sign of office by e.g. a bailiff or constable
  2. top lift the bottom layer of a heel
  3. tip off give insider information or advise to
  4. tip-off inside information that something is going to happen
  5. biosafety safety from exposure to infectious agents
  6. Dopastat a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
  7. tree swift birds of southeast Asia and East Indies differing from true swifts in having upright crests and nesting in trees
  8. ipso facto by the fact itself
  9. pussyfoot to go stealthily or furtively
  10. soft yielding readily to pressure or weight
  11. tube foot tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration
  12. top off fill to the point of almost overflowing
  13. tipster one who sells advice about gambling or speculation
  14. tap-off the act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball
  15. profit the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  16. Dean Swift an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
  17. deep-seated deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
  18. passivity the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
  19. piece of eight an old silver Spanish coin; worth 8 reales
  20. tip over cause to overturn from an upright or normal position