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Definition 1: either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell - [noun denoting animal]

(lip is a kind of ...) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Definition 2: the top edge of a vessel or other container - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lip in the sense of this definition

(lip is a kind of ...) a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

"he rounded the edges of the box"

(... is a kind of lip ) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

(... is part of lip) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

Definition 3: either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking - [noun denoting body]

(lip is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(lip is a kind of ...) a movable speech organ

(... is a kind of lip ) the upper lip

(... is a kind of lip ) the lower lip

(lip is a part of ...) an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouth

(lip is a part of ...) a vein draining the lips of the mouth

(... is part of lip) the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening

"she wiped lipstick from her mouth"

Definition 4: an impudent or insolent rejoinder - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where lip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't give me any of your sass

Synonyms for lip in the sense of this definition

(lip is a kind of ...) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

"it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

Definition 5: (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx - [noun denoting plant]

(lip is a kind of ...) any part of a plant or fungus

(lip belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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