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lip

1. Anatomy
a. either of the two fleshy folds surrounding the mouth, playing an important role in the production of speech sounds, retaining food in the mouth, etc.
b. (as modifier): lip salve
2. the corresponding part in animals, esp mammals
3. a nontechnical word for labium and labellum (sense 1)
4. the embouchure and control in the lips needed to blow wind and brass instruments

lip

[lip]
(anatomy)
A fleshy fold above and below the entrance to the mouth of mammals.
(civil engineering)
A parapet placed on the downstream margin of a millrace or apron in order to minimize scouring of the river bottom.
(design engineering)
Cutting edge of a fluted drill formed by the intersection of the flute and the lip clearance angle, and extending from the chisel edge at the web to the circumference.
(medicine)
The margin of an open wound.
(science and technology)
The edge of a hollow cavity or container.

lip

1. A rounded overhanging edge or member.
2.See lip strike.

Lips

(dreams)
In pop culture, lips are usually symbols of sexuality and sensuality. They are also symbols of communication. Old dream interpretation books say that if you see beautiful lips in your dreams, expect happy events to occur, but if you see ugly or deformed lips, look out for trouble! Who knows?
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The newest premium tires with integral "rim-protectors" and the increasingly popular lipless wheels also present challenges for wheel-alignment technicians.
In areas with hydrilla or Kissimmee grass, lipless crankbaits like the Strike King Redeye Shad or the classic Rat-L-Trap can be very effective when burned over top on high water.
Morehead landed eight bass weighing 20 pounds, 4 ounces in the final round using a lipless crankbait to earn $9,000.
When sunshines are actively surface feeding, lipless crank-baits such as the KVD Sexy Shad and smaller Rat L Traps have been good producers.
Morehead landed 10 bass weighing 40 pounds, 10 ounces in the opening round using a spinner bait, lipless crankbait and shallow diving crankbait to pluck bass out of grass in 3 to 8 feet of water.
Small, lipless suspending lures or soft-plastic jerk baits will allow you to cover more water.
leads the Co-angler Division with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 15 ounces that he caught on a copper colored lipless crankbait while fishing grass in 4 feet of water with pro Joel Baker of Talala, Okla.
Lipless crankbaits, jerkbaits and topwaters are available with the system.
Once topwater bait subsides, try tossing lipless, suspending lures or scented soft-plastics to entice a bite.