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 for lip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lip \Lip\ (l[i^]p), n. [OE. lippe, AS. lippa; akin to D. lip, G.
     lippe, lefze, OHG. lefs, Dan. l[ae]be, Sw. l[aum]pp, L.
     labium, labrum. Cf. Labial.]
     1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of
        the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips
        are organs of speech essential to certain articulations.
        Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the
        organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.
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              Thine own lips testify against thee.  --Job xv. 6.
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     2. An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything;
        a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.
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     3. The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.
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     4. (Bot.)
        (a) One of the two opposite divisions of a labiate
            corolla. (b) The odd and peculiar petal in the
            Orchis family. See Orchidaceous.
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     5. (Zool.) One of the edges of the aperture of a univalve
        shell.
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     6. Impudent or abusive talk; as, don't give me any of your
        lip. [Slang]
  
     Syn: jaw.
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     Lip bit, a pod auger. See Auger.
  
     Lip comfort, comfort that is given with words only.
  
     Lip comforter, one who comforts with words only.
  
     Lip labor, unfelt or insincere speech; hypocrisy. --Bale.
  
     Lip reading, the catching of the words or meaning of one
        speaking by watching the motion of his lips without
        hearing his voice. --Carpenter.
  
     Lip salve, a salve for sore lips.
  
     Lip service, expression by the lips of obedience and
        devotion without the performance of acts suitable to such
        sentiments.
  
     Lip wisdom, wise talk without practice, or unsupported by
        experience.
  
     Lip work.
        (a) Talk.
        (b) Kissing. [Humorous] --B. Jonson.
  
     To make a lip, to drop the under lip in sullenness or
        contempt. --Shak.
  
     To shoot out the lip (Script.), to show contempt by
        protruding the lip.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lip \Lip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lipped (l[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Lipping (-p[i^]ng).]
     1. To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to
        kiss.
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              The bubble on the wine which breaks
              Before you lip the glass.             --Praed.
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              A hand that kings
              Have lipped and trembled kissing.     --Shak.
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     2. To utter; to speak. [R.] --Keats.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lip \Lip\, v. t.
     To clip; to trim. [Obs.] --Holland.
     [1913 Webster] lipemia

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lip
      n 1: either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the
           mouth and play a role in speaking
      2: (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or
         calyx
      3: an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your
         sass" [syn: sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk,
         lip, mouth]
      4: the top edge of a vessel or other container [syn: brim,
         rim, lip]
      5: either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture
         of a gastropod's shell

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  184 Moby Thesaurus words for "lip":
     aerophone, answer back, articulate, back talk, backchat, bagpipe,
     bank, bell, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, blow, blow a horn,
     board, border, bordure, boss, bow, breathe, brim, brink, brow,
     bubble, bugle, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, buss, button,
     cahot, carillon, chime, chine, chorus, clarion, clump, coast,
     come out with, communicate, condyle, convex, convey, deliver,
     disclose, doodle, double reed, double-tongue, dowel, ear, edge,
     embouchure, emit, enunciate, express, featheredge, fife, flange,
     flap, fling off, flute, formulate, frame, fringe, gall, give,
     give expression, give out with, give tongue, give utterance,
     give voice, gnarl, handle, hem, hill, horn, hump, hunch, impart,
     jaw, jog, joggle, key, knob, knot, knur, knurl, labellum, labium,
     labrum, lap, lave, ledge, let out, limb, limbus, list, loop, lump,
     marge, margin, mole, mountain, mouth, mouthpiece, nevus, nub,
     nubbin, nubble, osculate, out with, papilloma, peck, peg, phonate,
     phrase, pipe, pour forth, present, pronounce, provoke, put forth,
     put in words, ragged edge, raise, reed, rib, ridge, rim, ring,
     sass, sassiness, sauce, sauciness, say, selvage, set forth, shore,
     shoulder, side, sideline, skirt, slide, smack, smooch, sound,
     spine, stud, style, tab, talk back, tell, throw off, tongue, toot,
     tooter, tootle, triple-tongue, trumpet, tubercle, tubercule,
     tweedle, utter, valve, verbalize, verge, verruca, vesicle,
     vocalize, voice, wale, wart, wash, welt, whisper, whistle, wind,
     wind instrument, wind the horn, word
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LIP
         Loop Initialization Primitive (SCSI)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LIP
         Large Internet Packet
         

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Lip
     besides its literal sense (Isa. 37:29, etc.), is used in the
     original (saphah) metaphorically for an edge or border, as of a
     cup (1 Kings 7:26), a garment (Ex. 28:32), a curtain (26:4), the
     sea (Gen. 22:17), the Jordan (2 Kings 2:13). To "open the lips"
     is to begin to speak (Job 11:5); to "refrain the lips" is to
     keep silence (Ps. 40:9; 1 Pet. 3:10). The "fruit of the lips"
     (Heb. 13:15) is praise, and the "calves of the lips"
     thank-offerings (Hos. 14:2). To "shoot out the lip" is to
     manifest scorn and defiance (Ps. 22:7). Many similar forms of
     expression are found in Scripture.
     

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