Definition of tip-up in English:

tip-up

Pronunciation /ˈtip ˌəp/ /ˈtɪp ˌəp/

noun

North American
  • A device used in ice fishing in which a wire attached to the rod is tripped, raising a signal flag, when a fish takes the bait.

    ‘If you are energetic an have a second hole you can also use a tip-up.’
    ‘The lazy man's approach is to use a spring loaded tip-up but that is about as much fun as watching paint dry.’

Pronunciation

tip-up

/ˈtip ˌəp/ /ˈtɪp ˌəp/