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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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Diversity also matters and that's why Lane typically has a 1/4-, 3/4-and 1/2-ounce lipless bait on standby.
Two quite different shapes are represented: a small, globular or ovoid amphora with a short spreading neck, lipless rim, and two vertical loop handles attached from below the rim to the belly, and a large jar with a globular body and an everted rim.
Night the misanthrope, the ambidextrous, lipless laughter, empty room.
When they looked at George Bush, with his lipless insider's grin and unmoored eyes that could dart with an almost pathological unfixity, they couldn't see anything, and this vision of nothingness set up a psychological recoil that was the subjective correlative of the miserable economic picture.
When I first set out to learn this stretch of the Upper Miss, I spent a lot of time trolling Shad Raps and rattling lipless plugs upstream.
Lipless crankbaits in the 1/8- to 1/4-ounce size are good for covering lots of water when the fish are down and you don't exactly know where to find them, and they also readily attack Beetle Spins, Road-Runners and other small spinner-jigs.
This screw pine was so much like the screw pine from Aldabra that when the tortoise ate it the yellow flesh frothed up on her lipless mouth and damp rings formed around her eyes.
Her husband, despite bringing ostentation back into the White House, "has us thinking that he wears white socks and carries a penknife"- except when his mobile, telegenic countenance comes (ever so rarely) to rest: "At such terrifying moments of repose, all the boyishness drains out of him, and he suddeffly starts looking like an anaconda, with his beady eyes and flat lipless head.
Right after the spawn in rivers, fish single-blade Colorado spinnerbaits or lipless cranks close to the bank in the "path of least resistance.
Kenney caught most of his shell bed fish on lipless crankbaits, which mimic the profile, flash and erratic movement common to threadfin shad.
Lipless Rattlebaits: Rapala Rippin' Rap & Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap
Lipless crankbaits in chrome finish also do a good job of catching Spanish.