• noun
    (written as DIP)
    a standard layout for an integrated circuit package using two parallel rows of connecting pins along each side.
  • To immerse briefly in a liquid, so as to coat or saturate, as in dip coating.
  • An angle or slant in reference to a horizontal plane.
  • For a given location on the surface of the earth, the angle between the horizontal plane and the direction of the lines of force of the earth's magnetic field. Dip is 0° at the magnetic equator and 90° at each of the magnetic poles. Also called magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, or inclination (2).
  • acronym for dual in-line package
    (written as DIP)

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