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Verb. To Ripley -.

To simply join two or more objects together, typically with duct tape, so their uses are combined in just one easily managed unit.

Refers to the scene in the Ridley Scott film 'Aliens', where Sigourney Weaver's character, Ellen Ripley, tapes an assault rifle, a flame thrower and a personal data & tracking device together, in preparation for an all-out solo rescue mission.
Common use: Bristol, UK, mid-1990's.
I can never find one or other remote control for my home entertainment devices, so I'm gonna Ripley them all into one block.
by theydontmake'emlikeitanymore November 09, 2010