See also: Sipe and šípe

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English sipian, related to seep.

  • around 888 AD, K Aelfred, translation of Boethius, Chapter 33, para.5 ,
"Seo eore hit helt & be sumum dæle swil, & for am sype heo bi eleht."

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sipe (plural sipes)

  1. (US) Slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
  2. (Britain, dialect) A drain.

VerbEdit

sipe (third-person singular simple present sipes, present participle siping, simple past and past participle siped)

  1. (US) To cut grooves in tires.
  2. (intransitive, Britain) To drain, to filter through peat or reeds; to seep.

AnagramsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

sipe (Cyrillic spelling сипе)

  1. inflection of sipa:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural