WHIPS


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AcronymDefinition
WHIPSWhiplash Protection System (Volvo)
WHIPSWhiplash Protection System
WHIPSWrite Here in Plain Sight (learning project; Canada)
WHIPSWareHouse Information Prototype at Stanford (computing; Stanford University; Palo Alto, CA)
WHIPSWoods Hole Image Processing System (software; Woods Hole Science Center; USGS)
WHIPSWide-beam High Intensity Pulsed Source
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I took half-a-dozen steps, picked up the blood-stained whip that lay beneath the body of the Wolf-man, and cracked it.
He saw the whips in their red caps galloping along the edge of the ravine, he even saw the hounds, and was expecting a fox to show itself at any moment on the ryefield opposite.
Two lads in the crowd snatched up whips and ran to the mare to beat her about the ribs.
Mulcachy was equipped with a long-lashed whip and a sharp-pronged fork of iron.
Then they were all delighted and in high spirits, took out their whip, and cracked so much money that it came jumping up from the ground.
I have known him to cut and slash the women's heads so horribly, that even master would be enraged at his cruelty, and would threaten to whip him if he did not mind himself.
In an instant Dunstan darted to that spot, swept away the sand with his whip, and, inserting the thin end of the hook between the bricks, found that they were loose.
These tender-hearted gentry should consider that it's not merely a squire, but a governor they are asking to whip himself; just as if it was 'drink with cherries.' Let them learn, plague take them, the right way to ask, and beg, and behave themselves; for all times are not alike, nor are people always in good humour.
"Topsy, I shall have to whip you, if you tell lies so."
The house-boy extended the whip to him, but Billy did not take it.
At sight of von Horn several of them rushed for him with menacing growls, but a swift crack of the bull whip brought them to a sudden realization of the identity of the intruder, so that they slunk away, muttering and whining in rage.
He flopped the reins about as we started, and of course gave me several unmeaning cuts with the whip, though I was fairly off.