ETYM Cf. Icel. hrip a box or basket; perhaps akin to Eng. corb. Related to Ripier.
1. A stretch of turbulent water in the sea; SYN. riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent.
2. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; SYN. rent, split, tear.
1. To cut (wood) along the grain.
2. To move precipitously or violently; SYN. tear.