Rest In Peace, a.k.a. big RIP

Whether it's spelled in ALL CAPS or all lowercase, the term "rip" has many online meanings. As an acronym, RIP stands for "Rest In Peace." For the largest list of Internet acronyms and text message jargon, click on "more info" below.

In online jargon, RIP is used in response to an unfortunate but mild problem, and “big RIP” is used in response to an unfortunate but slightly less mild problem. You can also say “RIP me” which is usually used in person or in text, or you can pronounce the individual R, I, and P letters for added drama. For example, “Big RIP I just spilled coffee all over my computer” or “RIP me I just spilled coffee all over my computer!”

In technology, "rip" refers to the act of copying music from a CD into a music file which you can later play on your digital audio player. It's easy to "rip" CDs, all you need is a media management software (such as Microsoft Windows Media Player). You save the ripped music in a folder on your computer's hard drive and then copy it to your MP3 player. You can rip all kinds of files including WAV and streaming audio.

See also : burn  iPod  lit  savage  on fleek  
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