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  1. simple past tense and past participle of rip


ripped (comparative more ripped, superlative most ripped)

  1. Torn, either partly or into separate pieces.
  2. Pulled away from forcefully.
  3. In data storage, transferred to a hard disk from another portable media form.
  4. Copied or stolen usually from an identified source.
    • 2016 December 20, “Ripping is back: 2017’s biggest music piracy threat”, in[1]:
      Stream ripping had a major impact on the global recorded music industry in 2016. This fast growing piracy delivery method witnessed a 60% year-on-year growth globally.
  5. (bodybuilding) Having extremely low bodyfat content so that the shape of the underlying muscles become pronounced. Said especially of well-defined abdominal muscles.
    • 1988, Steve Holman, "Christian Conquers Columbus", Ironman 47 (6): 28-34.
      With the average male competitor weighing around 220, the total poundage of raw, ripped mass in the preliminary lineup is over 3,700 pounds.
    • 2010, Bill Geiger, "6-pack Abs in 9 Weeks", Reps! 17:106
      That's the premise of the overload principle, and it must be applied, even to ab training, if you're going to develop a cut, ripped midsection.
  6. (slang) Drunk, inebriated.