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English definition of “lip”

lip

noun [C] (EDGE)    /lɪp/
a part of an edge of a container that is shaped to allow liquid to be poured easily from the containerEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
(Definition of lip noun (EDGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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